Hackers steal ₦2.9 billion from Flutterwave accounts, motion granted to freeze accounts connected with stolen funds

In early February 2023, hackers transferred over ₦2.9 billion from Flutterwave accounts. While police investigations are ongoing, Flutterwave is seeking to freeze accounts where some of the money was transferred. A motion to freeze accounts in 27 financial institutions in Nigeria, including Access Bank, Kuda, Zenith Bank, and Opay, has been filed.