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Police nab ‘soothsayers’ for defrauding woman of N11 million

The FCT police command has arrested four suspected fraudsters for allegedly defrauding a woman of the sum of N11 million in Abuja.
The suspects, Crown Babatunde Akeju (31 years) and Toba Agbanah (35 years) were arrested at different locations in Ibadan following intelligence gathered on their alleged involvement in internet frauds.

EFCC nabs two ‘internet scammers’ in Ibadan

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibadan zonal office, has arrested two suspected internet fraudsters who specialize in stealing people’s identities online to defraud foreign nationals.

Police officers rob businessman of N200,000

They were shouting ‘don’t move, don’t move, come out.’ I thought they were armed robbers because they did not look like policemen.” That was the impression Osaretin Erins had when he and his friend, Raymond, were ambushed at a suya joint in Abule Egba, along Lagos-Abeokuta Expressway around 10pm on Thursday.

Air Peace warns Nigerians in South Africa against fraudsters

One of Nigeria’s major carriers, Air Peace, has warned citizens living in South Africa to be beware of scammers who are taking advantage of the xenophobic attacks by collecting money from Nigerians for their return to the country.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says an investigation is ongoing on the seized $2.8 million at Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu.

EFCC arrest 48 for internet fraud in three states

The Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC) has arrested 48 suspects for alleged internet fraud in Benue, Taraba and Plateau states in nine months.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), on Friday said it has arrested five suspected internet fraudsters in two separate operations within the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja.

EFCC arrests 113 fraudsters, secures 53 convictions in Benin zone

Operatives of the Benin Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) in collaboration with the United State’s Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) have arrested a suspected female cyber fraudster who had worked with her American counterpart in the so-called “dark web”.
An Ilorin, Kwara State lawyer Olarewaju Aluko and his client, Taiye Na’Allah, on Thursday sued the Economic and Financial Commission (EFCC) at a Kwara State High Court for alleged defamation of character.

EFCC nabs female suspect on FBI list

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) said its collaboration with the Federal Bureau of Investigation has led to the arrest of a female suspect cyber fraudster in Edo State.
The Governor of Imo State, Emeka Ihedioha, has said that his association with Chika Augustine Odionyemma, one of the 78 Nigerians indicted in the United States by the Federal Bureau of Investigation last Thursday, was purely on the basis of their common Imo nativity.

FBI-wanted ‘fraudster’ didn’t sponsor my election – Imo governor

Governor Emeka Ihedioha of Imo State has denied allegation that the March 2019 governorship election, which brought him to office, was sponsored by Chika Odionyenma, one of the 77 suspected Nigerian fraudsters recently listed by the United States’ Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI).
The United States (U.S.) recently announced the arrest of scores of Nigerians and few other nationals involved in what the Federal Bureau of Intelligence (FBI) described as the largest internet fraud ever committed in the country.

Arrest of Nigerian ‘fraudsters’ by FBI in US — video

The United States (U.S.) recently announced the arrest of scores of Nigerians and few other nationals involved in what the Federal Bureau of Intelligence (FBI) described as the largest internet fraud ever committed in the country.
EL PASO, TEXAS – AUGUST 06: FBI personnel drive in a vehicle in the Walmart parking lot as investigations continue at the scene of a mass shooting, which left at least 22 people dead, on August 6, 2019 in El Paso, Texas. A 21-year-old white male suspect remains in custody in El Paso which sits along the U.S.-Mexico border. President Donald Trump plans to visit the city August 7. Mario Tama/Getty Images/AFP

FBI arrests many Nigerian fraudsters in US

‘Those individuals are often members of transnational criminal organizations, which originated in Nigeria but have spread throughout the world. Fraudsters can rob people of their life’s savings in a matter of minutes’ the Federal Bureau of Investigation has said.

Ekiti university students cry out for help over harassment

The Federation of Ekiti State Students’ Union (FESSU), Ekiti State University (EKSU) chapter, has appealed to the governor of the state, Kayode Fayemi, to provide adequate security for the students within and outside the campus.

Ekiti university students cry out for help over unlawful arrest, harassment by uniformed men

‎The Federation of Ekiti State Students’ Union (FESSU), Ekiti State University (EKSU) chapter, has appealed to Gov. Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti state, to provide adequate security for the students within and outside the campus.

DSS parades two for impersonating VP Osinbajo, Aisha Buhari

The Department of State Service (DSS), Edo State Command, yesterday paraded two suspected internet fraudsters, who allegedly used the names of Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and wife of the President, Aisha Buhari, to defraud unsuspecting members of the public of their money.

Imo governor raises the alarm over impersonation

The Imo State Governor, Emeka Ihedioha, has raised the alarm that some fraudsters are impersonating him by distributing fake contractor registration forms to unsuspecting members of the public.
The Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution (IPCR) has pledged to collaborate with the Nigerian Army Resource Centre (NARC) to find practical solutions to insecurity confronting the country.

Nigerian Army warns prospective recruits against fraudsters

The Depot Nigerian Army, Zaria has cautioned prospective recruits seeking enlistment into the Nigerian Army to beware of fraudsters.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says an investigation is ongoing on the seized $2.8 million at Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu.

EFCC speaks on Senator Okorocha’s sealed properties

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has stated that its Enugu Zonal Office traced and marked some properties linked to the former Imo State governor, Owelle Rochas Okorocha as well as those of his family members and cronies.
NSCDC

Job seeker loses N1.3 million to ‘scammers’ in Borno

Two suspected fraudsters have been arrested by the Borno Command of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) for allegedly defrauding a job seeker of N1.3 million in Maiduguri.
Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Port Harcourt’s Zonal Office, have arrested a suspected FaceBook accounts hacker, Okohwan Kelvin.

EFCC arrests ‘facebook hacker’

Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Port Harcourt’s Zonal Office, have arrested a suspected Facebook accounts hacker, Okohwan Kelvin.

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