‘Easy money’: How international scam artists pulled off an epic theft of Covid benefits (NBC News)

NBC News: ‘Easy money’: How international scam artists pulled off an epic theft of Covid benefits. “In June, the FBI got a warrant to hunt through the Google accounts of Abedemi Rufai, a Nigerian state government official. What they found, they said in a sworn affidavit, was all the ingredients for a ‘massive’ cyberfraud on U.S. government benefits: stolen bank, credit card and tax information of Americans. Money transfers. And emails showing dozens of false unemployment claims in seven states that paid out $350,000.”

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