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Operation Rewired: How we recovered $169,850, N92 million through EFCC, FBI collaboration – Ibrahim...
Magu said the operations had resulted in the arrest of 167 Nigerians for alleged computer-related frauds and recovery of four exotic cars, plots of land in choice areas in Lagos and a property in Abuja.
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.
‘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.
An Ethiopian, Mergia Negussie Habteyes, who naturalized to become a U.S. citizen in 2008 has been sentenced to 37 months in prison for having fraudulently obtained U.S. citizenship.
Nine Nigerians have been arrested in the United States of America for defrauding businesses and individuals of more than $3.5 million.
India has said it is closely monitoring the detention of Indian students arrested in a sting operation in the United States, and has urged authorities there to not deport them against their will.
Spanish police said on Thursday they had seized over six tonnes of cocaine hidden in a shipment of bananas and arrested 16 suspects, some of them wanted in the Netherlands.
In the wake of the ‘Blue girl’ incident where a woman killed herself after being arrested trying to access a football stadium a FIFA delegation has demanded Iran allow women free unlimited access to stadiums.
Lagos State Deputy Governor, Dr. Obafemi Hamzat, has said Nigeria has no business with poverty if her citizens duly followed the instructions of God by being godly and doing what is right and ideal always.
Former England striker John Fashanu has weighed into the debate over who Chelsea forward Tammy Abraham should represent at international level, suggesting he should think seriously about playing for Nigeria.
The Vice-Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Mr Peter Obi, has advised Nigerian universities to look inwards for the development of their various schools. Obi said this during a visit to the University of Nigeria, Nsukka and Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka.
Nigeria, England, and Canada are reported to be in a three-way fight for the services of Chelsea’s defender Fikayo Tomori.
Brazilian football fans have come down hard on Brazilian Football Confederation(Confederacao Brasileira de Futebol; CBF) for prioritizing friendly games against 2018 World Cup flops, Nigeria and Senegal, over the country’s local league.
Big Brother Naija housemates Omashola and Tacha engaged in a heated exchange of words earlier today. Whilst this was going on, lovebirds, Mercy, and Frodd danced nonchalantly. A twitter user uploaded the video online.
The Abuja Metropolitan Management Council (AMMC) has expressed commitment to mitigate proliferation of nefarious activities within recreational parks in the nation’s capital city.
Tope Olusesi says Enugu Rangers will edge out Pelicans of Gabon in their CAF Confederation Cup First Round reverse fixture at Nnamdi Azikiwe Stadium Enugu come September 29 and secure an aggregate win to seal a place in the Second Round of the competition.
A suspected robber arrested by the operatives of the Rapid Response Squad (RRS) of the Lagos State Police Command has disclosed that he broke into a Night Club in Igbobi area of Lagos State to raise money for a member of his gang in order to perfect his bail condition from Kirikiri prison.