Bank robbery gang led by Nigerian filmmaker arrested


Public funds investigators arrested a gang of four, including two Nigerians, specialized in stealing money from individuals, companies and banks via the internet.
The gang is allegedly led by a Nigerian filmmaker.
The gang was discovered when an Egyptian businessman reported that a Chinese company transferred him US$20,000 that went to the filmmaker’s bank account in Audi Bank.
The filmmaker's accomplice, an unemployed Egyptian, was convicted in 30 cases with a total of 18 years in prison.
During the arrest, investigators seized checks and receipts for more than 500 million euros.
Edited translation from Al-Masry Al-Youm

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