Stories of Romance Scam Victims: Ronayerin Ogolor

Stories of Romance Scam Victims: Ronayerin Ogolor

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Ronayerin Ogolor has pled guilty to causing $900,000 in losses to at least 13 Romance Scam victims. Ogolor, a 50 year old naturalized citizen from Nigeria, lived in Kansas City, Missouri when ...
Operation ReWired arrests 281 Business Email Compromise criminals

Operation ReWired arrests 281 Business Email Compromise criminals

Operation: ReWired announced on September 10, 2019 On September 10, 2019, the Department of Justice announced that 281 arrests related to Business Email Compromise had been made, with 74 of those arrested ...
Los Angeles: Stories of the BEC Victims (part 2)

Los Angeles: Stories of the BEC Victims (part 2)

In my last blog post, Los Angeles Court charges 80 Nigerians with BEC and Romance Scam Crimes, we laid out the background of a major BEC investigation and telling the stories of ...
Los Angeles Court charges 80 Nigerians with BEC and Romance Scam Crimes

Los Angeles Court charges 80 Nigerians with BEC and Romance Scam Crimes

Bank of America, BBVA Compass, CalCom FCU, Capital One, Citibank, Citizens Bank, Comerica, Chase Bank, PNC Bank, Regions Bank, SunTrust, TD Bank, US Bank, and Wells Fargo Bank were among the financial ...
Lauded Nigerian Entrepreneur may be a BEC Yahoo Boy

Lauded Nigerian Entrepreneur may be a BEC Yahoo Boy

Obinwanne Okeke: The EntrepreneurObinwanne Okeke, 31 year old CEO and Founder of Invictus Group, is frequently lauded as a success story. At age 28, Forbes Africa featured him in their June 2016 ...
Global Piracy Report: Q3

Global Piracy Report: Q3

The following is an extract taken from our Quarterly Piracy Assessment which is available for purchase. Contact our team for further details. SOUTHEAST ASIA NYA recorded 18 maritime security incidents in Southeast ...

Consistently High Piracy Levels off Nigeria likely to lead to increased shipping costs

Economic cost of Piracy to West Africa estimated at $820m PDF Download After another vessel hijacking off the Niger Delta on 17 May 2018, concerns were raised in early June that foreign ...
74 (Mostly Nigerians) Arrested in Business Email Compromise Action

74 (Mostly Nigerians) Arrested in Business Email Compromise Action

Operation Wire Wire Cases Operation Wire Wire was announced June 11, 2018 by the Department of Justice. This Operation led to the arrest of 42 people in the United States and 29 ...

Maritime kidnappings in West Africa increase significantly in 2018

NYA OBSERVES A SIGNIFICANT INCREASE IN THE NUMBER OF MARITIME KIDNAPPINGS IN WEST AFRICA IN 2018 The first four months of 2018 (January-April) saw a substantial increase in the number of people ...