We use cookies on this site to enable your digital experience. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our cookie policy. close

74 Arrested In Alleged Email Scam Targeting Wire Transfers

Law360 (June 11, 2018, 10:48 PM EDT) -- Dozens of U.S. and Nigerian participants in alleged email scams targeting wire transfers have been arrested in the past six months, the U.S. Department of Justice announced Monday.

Operation Wire Wire — a collaboration between the DOJ, U.S. Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Department of the Treasury and U.S. Postal Inspection Service — nabbed 42 alleged fraudsters in the U.S., 29 in Nigeria, and three in Canada, Mauritius and Poland, raking in nearly $2.4 million in seizures and disrupting and recovering approximately $14 million in fraudulent...
To view the full article, register now.
Law360 Pro Say Podcast
Check out Law360's new podcast, Pro Say, which offers a weekly recap of both the biggest stories and hidden gems from the world of law.