Poland Set To Extradite Nigerian To US For $7m Cybercrime

Poland’s police say they have arrested a Nigerian man who is wanted in the United States for alleged cyberfraud and extortion done over the internet totaling an estimated $7 million.

The Police Central Bureau of Investigation said in a communique Wednesday that the 27-year-old Nigerian was tracked down in the southwestern city of Wroclaw, as a result of cooperation with the FBI and Interpol, which had circulated a warrant for the man. The police raid took him by surprise, the communique said.

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The man is suspected of banking fraud, extortion and theft of online banking access data.

He remains under arrest pending extradition to the United States.

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