The US government has declared six Nigerians wanted for cyber crime.
The Federal Bureau of Investigation, FBI, took to Twitter in the early hours of Saturday, to share the photos of the suspects, seeking the help of the public in finding out the whereabouts of the suspected fraudsters.
“Help the #FBI find six Nigerian nationals wanted for their involvement in business email compromise (BEC) schemes resulting in over $6 million in losses. Read more about each defendant at http://ow.ly/97Dk50A9Gk8 , and submit tips at http://tips.fbi.gov . #FugitiveFriday”
The names of the six Nigerians are Richard Izuchuckwu Uzuh, Alex Afolabi Ogunshakin, Felix Osilama Okpoh, Abiola Ayorinde Kayode, and Nnamdi Orson Benson.
The suspected fraudsters were allegedly involved in a Business Email Compromise (BEC) scheme that defrauded over 70 different businesses in the United States resulting in combined losses of over $6,000,000 USD.