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Fraud: Court disqualifies lawyer as defence witness

The trial-within-trial of a suspected serial fraudster, Scales Ishola Olatunji was cut short on Thursday following a ruling by Justice Agatha Okeke of the Federal High Court sitting in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State which disqualified one Peter Mba from giving his testimony as a defence witness in the matter.
Riyad Mahrez has taken to social media to express the joy of Manchester City’s 4-0 win over Liverpool on Thursday, although he wished it was by a bigger margin.

How forklift driver fraudulently blew Riyad Mahrez’s £175,000 in 5weeks

A forklift driver blew more than £175,000 on a bank card belonging to Manchester City’s Riyad Mahrez.
Economic and Financial Crimes Commission - EFCC.

EFCC arrests ‘fake doctor’ for N13 million ’employment scam’

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) said its operatives have arrested a fake medical doctor, Edidiong Inyang, for alleged N13m employment fraud.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Ogun: Police arrest suspected cultists during initiation

The police in Ogun State, on Wednesday, paraded 25 suspected members of the dreaded Buccaneer cult group, who they arrested during an alleged initiation ceremony in Abeokuta.
Former Leicester City forward Ahmed Musa has hit back at critics of his move to Saudi Arabia outfit Al-Nassr following calls for him to be dropped from the national team of Nigeria, where he is the first vice captain.

Ahmed Musa: Yahoo Boys after me

Super Eagles’ captain Ahmed Musa has again cried out that unknown internet fraudster fondly called “Yahoo Boys” has compromised his Facebook account.

Female serial fraudster jailed for visa fraud

An Akure Magistrate Court has sentenced a female serial fraudster, Owolabi Omolola, to two-year imprisonment for defrauding one Ayodele Ayeni to the tune of N460,000.
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Rights group accuses EFCC of illegally detaining member

A civil rights group, the Joint Action Front (JAF), has accused the anti-graft agency, EFCC, of arresting and illegally parading its member, Segun Oladunni, among nine other suspected internet fraudsters.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police parade ‘phone thieves, bank fraudsters’ in Kano

The police in Kano said they have smashed a syndicate of mobile phone thieves who allegedly operate in Sharada, Sauna and Sabon Gari quarters of Kano Metropolis.
France’s cautious approach to its virus vaccine rollout appears to have backfired, leaving just a few hundred people vaccinated after the first week and rekindling anger over the government’s handling of the coronavirus pandemic

UK fraudster injects 92-year old woman with fake coronavirus vaccine

British police on Friday hunted a fraudster who tricked a 92-year-old woman into handing over £160 to receive a fake coronavirus vaccine jab in what they called a “disgusting and totally unacceptable assault”.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has commenced investigation of one Felix Osilama Okpoh, an alleged fraudster on the watch list of the Federal Bureau of Investigations, FBI, for his involvement in a $6m internet fraud.

Suspect on FBI list turns himself in for $6 million internet scam

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has commenced investigation of one Felix Osilama Okpoh, an alleged fraudster on the watch list of the Federal Bureau of Investigations, FBI, for his involvement in a $6m internet fraud.
The Senate of University of Port Harcourt (UniPort) has expelled eight students over alleged misconduct bordering on plagiarism, extortion and examination malpractices.

UNIPORT: Beware of fraudsters, we aren’t recruiting

The management of University of Port Harcourt, UNIPORT, has distanced itself from the reports that the university was recruiting for academic and non-academic positions.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday in an FCT High Court in Maitama, re-arraigned a deputy director with the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Emenike Umesi, for alleged misappropriation of N54.3 million.

EFCC docks woman for ‘N2.7 million oil fraud’

The Lagos Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Wednesday, July 29, 2020, arraigned a suspected fraudster, Ikujemisi Modupe Naomi, before Justice Sherifat Solebo of the Special Offences Court, Ikeja, Lagos on two-count charges of obtaining by false pretence to the tune of N2, 790,000.00( Two Million, Seven Hundred and Ninety Thousand Naira only).
As the alleged fraud case against Ramon Abbas proceeds to Los Angeles in California, Gal Pissetzky, his attorney, will be supported by another top rated lawyer, Vicki Podberesky.

Hushpuppi gets another lawyer in Los Angeles

As the alleged fraud case against Ramon Abbas proceeds to Los Angeles in California, Gal Pissetzky, his attorney, will be supported by another top rated lawyer, Vicki Podberesky.

Nigerian man jailed 20 years for defrauding Taiwanese

A 30-year-old fraudster, Gabriel Oluokun, was on Thursday, sentenced to 20 years imprisonment by Justice Joyce Abdulmalik of the Federal High Court, Ibadan, Oyo State for defrauding a Taiwanese to the tune of $22,300.
Former Police Public Relations Officer of Lagos, CSP, Dolapo Opeyemi Badmus has enlightened Nigerians on easy ways to identify a fraudster to avoid falling victim of their scams.

Dolapo Badmus: How to identify fraudsters

Former Police Public Relations Officer of Lagos, CSP, Dolapo Opeyemi Badmus has enlightened Nigerians on easy ways to identify a fraudster to avoid falling victim of their scams.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission says it will need a petition in order to commence a probe against social media celebrities such as Ray Hushpuppi, Investor BJ, Baddy Osha, Opa6, Bayo Otunola and others who were mentioned in the song titled ‘Living Things’ by hip hop artiste, Abolore Akande aka 9ice.

FBI: Hushpuppi behind £2 million SS Lazio scam

The FBI had revealed that alleged cyber-crime fraudster, Ramon Olorunwa Abbas, popularly called Hushpuppi and his crew were responsible for a £2m scam of Italian Serie A team Lazio.
Nigeria’s ruling party, the All Progressives Congress (APC), has asked the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, to investigate alleged links of leaders of main opposition Peoples Democratic Party and Dubai based fraudster, Ramon Olorunwa Abbas, popularly known as Hushpuppi.

APC asks EFCC, NFIU to investigate PDP leaders link with Hushpuppi

Nigeria’s ruling party, the All Progressives Congress (APC), has asked the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, to investigate alleged links of leaders of main opposition Peoples Democratic Party and Dubai based fraudster, Ramon Olorunwa Abbas, popularly known as Hushpuppi.g
Nollywood actor and comedian, Uchemba Williams has revealed why he thinks a lot of people thought him to be a fraudster.

Nollywood actor reveals why he was labelled fraudster

Nollywood actor and comedian Uchemba Williams has revealed why he thinks a lot of people thought him to be a fraudster.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday in an FCT High Court in Maitama, re-arraigned a deputy director with the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Emenike Umesi, for alleged misappropriation of N54.3 million.

Court orders EFCC to freeze account of ‘fraudster’

Justice Giwa Ogunbanjo of a Federal High Court in Abuja on Monday ordered the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to freeze the account of an alleged fraudster, Olarewaju Shamsudeen, who allegedly defrauded a U.S. citizen of 10,000 dollars.
A lawyer walks through the compound at the Federal High Court in Ikoyi district in Lagos, Nigeria, May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye

Court set to forfeit $54,000 suspected to be proceeds of fraud

A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos has fixed 27 March 2020 to deliver judgment on a suit filed by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), seeking the permanent forfeiture of the sum of $54,000 found in the domiciliary account of a limited liability company, Asej Global Services, operated by one Ojo Temitope Francis.

NAF: We’re not recruiting

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) says it is not conducting any recruitment and urged prospective applicants to be wary of fraudsters.

Police: Slain Delta PDP chieftain notorious cultist, fraudster

Slain chieftain of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Ovie Wisdom Iroro, who was killed at Abraka last Wednesday was an alleged “notorious cultist and fraudster.”

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