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“The Department of Justice has increased efforts in taking aggressive enforcement action against fraudsters who are targeting American citizens and their businesses in business email compromise schemes and other cyber-enabled financial crimes,” said Deputy Attorney General Jeffrey Rosen.

Operation Rewired: FBI announces arrest of 167 Nigerians

United States’ Federal authorities on Tuesday announced the arrest of 167 Nigerians in a wide scale effort to disrupt Business Email Compromise (BEC) schemes tagged used by fraudsters to intercept and hijack wire transfers from businesses and individuals, including many senior citizens through an investigation tagged ‘Operation reWired” conducted around the world.
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US charges Huawei with tech theft, sanctions busting

The US Justice Department on Monday unveiled sweeping charges against Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei in two cases likely to ratchet up tensions between the two superpowers — including that of a top executive arrested in Canada on a US warrant.
US accuses two Chinese nationals of carrying out extensive hacking campaign on behalf of China's intelligence agency.

US indicts hackers ‘working for Chinese spy agency’

The two, identified as Zhu Hua and Zhang Jianguo, worked in China to hack into computers to steal intellectual property and confidential business and technological data, according to an indictment, unsealed on Thursday.
Kyrsten Sinema talks to volunteers at a get-out-the-vote phone bank in Phoenix, Arizona. Bob Christie-AP

US warns Russia, China, Iran to stay off mid-term elections

The U.S. has warned against foreign interference in its mid-term elections, particularly from Russia, China and Iran.
Cesar Altieri Sayoc

US mail bombing suspect an ardent Donald Trump supporter

Cesar Altieri Sayoc, the Florida man accused of sending pipe bombs to critics of Donald Trump, had plastered his social media accounts and the van where he was living with signs of his devotion to the Republican president and his hatred for Democrats.
President Donald Trump speaks during his meeting to discuss potential damage from Hurricane Michael, in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018. (Pablo Martinez Monsivais-Associated Press)

Donald Trump accused of inciting violence after bombs are sent to Barack Obama, Hillary...

Critics of Donald Trump accused him of inciting violence after pipe bombs were sent to Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton, CNN and other figures that are loathed by the president’s supporters.
(FILES) In this file photo taken on September 4, 2018 Judge Brett Kavanaugh looks on during his US Senate Judiciary Committee confirmation hearing to be an Associate Justice on the US Supreme Court, on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. A college professor went public for the first time on September 16, 2018 to accuse President Donald Trump's Supreme Court pick of sexually assaulting her in the 1980s, prompting calls by opposition Democrats to postpone the nomination vote. Brendan SMIALOWSKI / AFP

US senators get FBI report on Kavanaugh

The White House on Thursday rejected Democratic criticism of its handling of an FBI probe into sexual misconduct allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.
Christine Blasey Ford

Lawyers for Brett Kavanaugh accusers raise doubts over FBI probe

Lawyers for two of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh’s accusers said Tuesday that the FBI is not interviewing witnesses and following leads that would support their accusations of sexual abuse.
US President Donald Trump attends a joint press conference with the Russian President after a meeting at the Presidential Palace in Helsinki, on July 16, 2018. The US and Russian leaders opened an historic summit in Helsinki, with Donald Trump promising an "extraordinary relationship" and Vladimir Putin saying it was high time to thrash out disputes around the world. / AFP PHOTO / Brendan SMIALOWSKI

Donald Trump insists White House a ‘smooth-running machine’

President Donald Trump insisted Thursday that his daughter played no role in the abrupt departure of his top lawyer and pushed back at the notion of a White House in chaos, calling it "a smooth-running machine with changing parts."
US President Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally at the Florida State Fairgrounds Expo Hall in Tampa, Florida, on July 31, 2018. - AFP PHOTO - SAUL LOEB

Donald Trump revokes ex-CIA chief’s security clearance, slamming critic

U.S. President Donald Trump moved to penalize a sharp critic on Wednesday, revoking the security clearance of Obama-era CIA Director John Brennan for making what he called “a series of unfounded and outrageous allegations” about his administration.
(FILES): This file photo taken on June 21, 2017 shows former FBI Director Robert Mueller, special counsel on the Russian investigation, leaving following a meeting with members of the US Senate Judiciary Committee at the US Capitol in Washington, DC A Washington grand jury on Friday, October 27, 2017 approved the first charges in the probe led by independent prosecutor Robert Mueller, CNN reported, citing sources briefed on the matter. The approval of the charges -- details of which remain unclear -- would mark a major step forward in the sweeping investigation into potential links between US President Donald Trump's campaign and Russian interference in the 2016 US presidential vote. SAUL LOEB / AFP

Donald Trump says attorney-general should stop Robert Mueller probe ‘right now’

US President, Donald Trump, on Wednesday called on Attorney-General, Jeff Sessions, to end a federal investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election and whether there was any cooperation by his campaign with Moscow.

US arrests 30 Nigerians in crackdown on email scammers

The US has reportedly arrested 74 people including nearly 30 in Nigeria, as part of an effort to combat email scam artists.

Donald Trump attacks ex-CIA chief over Russia probe

President Donald Trump attacked the probe into possible collusion between his campaign and Russia as a “political hit job” on Monday, as a part of a mounting White House effort to paint the probe as politically motivated.

Ex-FBI deputy chief Andrew McCabe fired days before retirement

Former FBI deputy director Andrew McCabe, who has endured a year of withering attacks from President Donald Trump, was fired by the Justice Department Friday just days before he was to retire.

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The US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has arrested Nigerian entrepreneur, Obinwanne Okeke of conspiracy to commit fraud running into the sum of 12 million US dollars.

$11 million fraud: Obinwanne Okeke pleads not guilty, remanded in prison

Obinwanne Okeke, the 31-year-old Nigerian held by American authorities for alleged fraud, entered a plea of not guilty to two counts of wire and computer fraud at his first hearing on Monday.
Oby Ezekwesili

Oby Ezekwesili urges new economic council to tell President Buhari how he ‘mismanaged economy’

Oby Ezekwesili, a former presidential candidate, on Tuesday, urged the newly constituted Economic Advisory Council to make it a priority to tell President Muhammadu Buhari, how he has allegedly mismanaged the economy.
Rescue workers stand near a passenger train after it derailed during rush hour outside Hung Hom station on the Kowloon side of Hong Kong. Anthony Wallace-AFP-Getty Images

Train derails in Hong Kong during rush hour

A passenger train derailed during the morning rush hour in Hong Kong on Tuesday leaving eight people injured, authorities said.
Gov. Gboyega Oyetola of Osun in Monday inaugurated eight newly renovated primary health care centres in the state.

Osun governor inaugurates eight primary health care centres

Gov. Gboyega Oyetola of Osun in Monday inaugurated eight newly renovated primary health care centres in the state.

IPOB: Security agents besiege Nnamdi Kanu’s Umuahia home

The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has insisted that security agents have been keeping watch at the country home of their leader, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, despite consistent denial by the authorities.