Trend Micro cooperates with INTERPOL in arresting Nigerian leader of cyber criminals

Trend Micro has announced that it has contributed to the arrest of the head of an international cybercrime network, suspected of stealing more than $ 60 million. The money was stolen via business email compromise (BEC) scams and CEO fraud. The arrest is the result of a collaboration between INTERPOL and the Nigerian Economic and Financial Crime Commission, using Trend Micro research for the identification and arrest of the perpetrator

Trend Micro has announced that it has contributed to the arrest of the head of an international cybercrime network, suspected of stealing more than $ 60 million. The money was stolen via business email compromise (BEC) scams and CEO fraud. The arrest is the result of a collaboration between INTERPOL and the Nigerian Economic and Financial Crime Commission, using Trend Micro research for the identification and arrest of the perpetrator.

More information can be found in this English-language press release and blog.

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