Nigeria is positioned sixteenth on the FBI’s rundown of nations generally affected by cybercrime.
State-explicit insights that can be found in the 2020 Internet Crime Report and the accompanying 2020 State Reports include data for 791,790 asserted Internet crime complaint, an increment from more than 300,000 complaints in 2019 detailed additionally surpassed $ 4.2 billion.
Nigeria and South Africa were among the “most exceedingly awful” 20. South Africa positioned 6th with 1,754 casualties, while Nigeria had 443 casualties. Nations like Pakistan, China, Colombia, and Hong Kong positioned better compared to Nigeria.
The main 20 nations: 1. Joined Kingdom; 2. Canada; 3. India; 4. Greece; 5. Australia; 6. South Africa; 7. France; 8. Germany; 9. Mexico; 10. Belgium; 11. Brazil; Philippines; 13. Italy; 14. Spain; 15. Netherlands; 16. Nigeria; 17. Pakistan; 18. China; 19. Colombia; 20. Hong Kong.
Phishing tricks, non-installment/non-conveyance tricks, and extortion were the main three crime detailed by casualties in 2020, with casualties additionally answered to have lost the most cash to commercial email compromise scams. , romance and trust schemes and investment fraud.
Tricks likewise arose through exploiting the COVID-19 pandemic.