FBI charge 80 in massive Nigerian cyber fraud
80 people have been charged as what the FBI describes as one of the largest online scam case in US history
U.S. authorities on Thursday unsealed a 252-count grand jury indictment charging 80 people in a major conspiracy to steal millions of dollars through a variety of fraud schemes and launder the money through a Los Angeles-based money laundering network.
Most of those charged are Nigerian nationals, participating in a massive conspiracy to steal millions of dollars through a variety of fraud schemes.
The conspiracy included frauds involving business email, romance scams and schemes targeting elderly people, to defraud victims out of millions of dollars.