Abdulkarim Chukkol is a Deputy Chief Detective Superintendent who currently heads the Lagos Office of the Advance Fee Fraud and Cybercrime Section of Nigeria’s Economic & Financial Crimes Commission. He holds a Post Graduate Certificate in Criminal Justice Education. He graduated from the University of Maiduguri (2000) and University of Virginia (2011). He also had professional training at the Nigeria Police Academy and FBI National Academy, Quantico VA, United States. He also holds post graduate diploma in Cybersecurity and Spectrum Management from the United States Telecommunication Training Institute, Washington DC, United States. Mr. Chukkol is a versatile fraud investigator who has been involved in several multinational operations and participated in several anti-cybercrime fraud disruptive activities at the Commission including Operations ‘Octopus’, Operations ‘Stop Payment’, Operations ‘Cyberstorm 1’ and Operations ‘Apollo’ leading to arrest and successful prosecution of fraudsters/ cybercriminals. He represents the Commission at the International Mass-Marketing Coordinating Group, which consists of law enforcement, regulatory, and consumer protection agencies from seven countries, including Australia, Belgium, Canada, the Netherlands, the United Kingdom and the United States. He has supervised the prosecution of 212 Advance Fee Fraud and Cybercrime related cases at various High Courts all over Nigeria between June 2012- December 2014. 69 of the cases were successfully convicted, including the extradition of 2 fugitives to the United States. He is a certified fraud examiner and an active member of the International Association of Computer Investigative Specialist. Mr. Chukkol is also member and Nigeria contact person of the G8 24/7 High Tech Crime Network and has contributed immensely in the fight against Transnational Crimes in Nigeria and abroad. He is married with three children.