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FBI commends EFCC over indictment of 6 Nigerians for cyber crime
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FBI commends EFCC over indictment of 6 Nigerians for cyber crime

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), has commended the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission(EFCC) for offering assistance to it in the investigation and prosecution of six Nigerians involved in Business Email Compromise ( BEC) and wire fraud in the U.S. United States Attorney, Joe Kelly and Special FBI Agent, Kristi Johnson, in a release made available to the EFCC, commended the Commission for its “ past and continued assistance in pursuing those that engage in Business Email Compromise and other fraud schemes” Six Nigerians: Richard Izuchukwu Uzuh; Alex Afolabi Ogunshakin; Michael Olorunyomi; Felix Osilama Okpoh, Abiola Ayorinde Kayode and Nnamdi Orson Benson were indicted and sanctioned by the FBI for conducting elaborate fraud schemes involving alleged stealing of mo...
Pastor And Wife Convicted Of Defrauding Congregation In Nigerian Oil Scheme
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Pastor And Wife Convicted Of Defrauding Congregation In Nigerian Oil Scheme

A Virginia pastor and his wife have been convicted of defrauding members of their congregation and investors in a Nigerian oil scheme. Fifty-three-year-old Terry Wayne Millender and 57-year-old Brenda Millender were convicted by a federal jury Monday of a $2 million fraud scheme, according to the United States Attorney’s office for the Eastern District of Virginia. Terry Millender is the former senior pastor of Victorious Life Church in Alexandria. Prosecutors said the couple recruited investors for companies they said provided small loans to poor people in developing countries and helped broker Nigerian oil deals. Prosecutors said the Millenders used investor money to pay for golf trips, a birthday party, and to help purchase a $1.75 million home. The Millenders are set to be ...