Once the account is compromised, the group uses a software tool to collect all the email addresses with which that user has had an interaction, and it sets itself up to intercept business transactions between the user and his or her clients.
'When he came, we had sex but the experience was a nightmare.
Instead of enjoying the sex, it turned out to be something else, because his penis was too big,' she told the court, according to Nigeria's Tribune.
Edging out Oprah is Folorunsho Alakija, a 61-year-old woman from Nigeria who is reportedly worth at least .2 billion, or roughly 0 million more than Oprah's .7 billion net worth, Ventures Africa reported.
Alakija is the founder and owner of Famfa Oil, which owns a 60 per cent interest in OML 127, an offshore oil field that produces roughly 200,000 barrels of oil per day and is worth an estimated .44 billion.
Several years later, she quit her job and moved to London, where she studied fashion design.
She later returned to Nigeria and launched her fashion line, Supreme Stitches, which caters to upscale, high-society women.
When the Gold Galleon group sees payment details relayed on an invoice in a compromised email account, it intercepts the invoice, alters the account numbers to direct the money to its own “mule” bank account instead, and uses a similarly-worded email address to send the altered request on its way to the intended recipient.
Often, the buyer will not detect the change to the sender’s email address and the bank details, and will simply pay the fraudulent invoice.
Network security firm Secureworks has red-flagged the group, whose focus appears solely to be the maritime industry.
The group, according to a report by Maritime Executive, an online platform, uses basic email scams and publicly available hacking software to try to steal hundreds of thousands of dollars from unsuspecting ship managers and service providers.
Nigerian music has continued to grow, making a noticeable impact in Nigeria both locally and internationally.