The U.S. authorities have trained over 50 Nigerian investigators and prosecutors to tackle cryptocurrency-enabled organised crimes.
This was contained in a tweet posted via the verified Twitter account of the U.S. Department of Justice on Thursday.
The training, which was held virtually, focused on enhancing the capacity of Nigerian investigators to investigate cryptocurrency.
The webinar was a collaboration with the Federal Bureau of Investigations, the U.S. Embassy in Kenya Addis Ababa, the U.S. Embassy in Nigeria and the U.S. government on policies and programmes to combat international narcotics and crimes.
“@TheJusticeDept’s #OPDAT @StateINL funded ICHIPs in @USEmbassyAddis and @USinNigeria and @FBI and @US_AU provided cryptocurrency basics webinar to more than 50 investigators and prosecutors in Nigeria to enhance Nigerians’ ability to investigate cryptocurrency,” the Tweet…