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Two Nigerian men, Valentine Iro, 33, and Chukwudi Christogunus Igbokwe were arrested on Thursday by American security agents who clamped down on fraudsters attempting to swindle unsuspecting victims of $40 million in internet fraud.

The US authorities had announced charges against 80 people, most of them Nigerians, in a wide-ranging fraud and money laundering operation that netted millions of dollars from victims of internet con jobs.

Both Iro and Igbokwe arrested alongside 78 others were indicted of defrauding people of at least $6 million in fraudulently obtained funds transferred through a money-laundering network.

According to AFP report, Federal prosecutors unsealed the dozens of…



Source: Nigerian Tribune