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Microsoft working with Nigeria to crack down on scams

The Nigerian government and Microsoft Corp. signed an agreement Friday calling for the software company to help law enforcement break up crime rings that use the Internet for fraud and theft. It’s the first-ever agreement that Microsoft has signed with an African country to aid law enforcement efforts, said Neil Holloway, Microsoft’s Europe, Middle East and Africa president. Holloway spoke with Mallam Nuhu Ribadu, executive chairman of Nigeria’s Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), and Ambassador M.K. Ndanusa at the Nigerian High Commission in London. Full Story

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