Four Nigerians arrested in the Philippines for alleged involvement in a syndicate that hacks, siphons funds from banks
A statement released by Vic Lorenzo, the Cybercrime Division chief of the National Bureau of Investigation,
claims the suspected Four Nigerians arrested were allegedly involved in illicit transactions, they were traced when they
hacked a system of a Philippine bank and allegedly transferred at least P100 million into a different account”.
The Bureau alleged that the Nigerians violated the Access Device Law, Anti-Cybercrime law, and falsification of public
documents. It however did not give the names of the accused Nigerians.
However, The accused Nigerians have denied the allegations. In a chat with ABS CBN, they mentained they were in the
country to study and knew nothing about the hacking incident.