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Job scam: Nigeria Customs warns job seekers

Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) yesterday warned unemployment youths to be weary of internet fraudsters using the internet to scam them of recruitment in the NCS.
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 sends seven internet fraudsters to prison

Justice Ibrahim Bauba of the Federal High Court, Enugu on Friday sentenced seven Internet fraudsters to various jail terms.
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.

Fear of EFCC has curbed Nigerian excesses abroad

The Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, says that the fear of the reach of the anti-fraud Commission has curbed public officers as well as private Nigerians living abroad from a lot of their known excesses, including booking entire hotels and blocking London streets for loud block parties.
Ibrahim Magu

Internet fraud: Mompha, Lebanese laundered $33 billion – Ibrahim Magu

The Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Mr. Ibrahim Magu, yesterday said the agency had perfected strategies aimed at dismantling a trans-national criminal group that specialized on internet fraud.
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 arrests 11 ‘internet fraudsters’ in Rivers

Operatives of the Economic And Financial Crimes Commission, Port Harcourt Zonal Office have arrested 11 suspected internet fraudsters in a residential apartment in Ozuoba, Port Harcourt, Rivers State.
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: We arrested over 200 ‘Internet fraudsters’ in October alone

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission said it recorded no fewer than 200 arrests of Internet fraud suspects, popularly known as ‘Yahoo Boys,’ in October alone.
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.

Internet fraud: How Mompha, associate laundered N33 billion – EFCC

The acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has given an update on the arrest of popular internet celebrity, Ismaila Mustapha also known as Mompha alongside his Lebanese associate, Hamza Koudeih.
The Controller of the Nasarawa State Command of the Nigeria Correctional Service, Emmanuel Okoro, on Thursday refuted reports by a section of the media which claimed there was a jail break at the Keffi Old Prison.

Three internet fraudsters bag jail terms in Abeokuta

A Federal High Court sitting in Abeokuta, Ogun State capital, on Friday sentenced three internet fraudsters, popularly known as ‘Yahoo-Yahoo boys’, to jail for defrauding unsuspecting members of the public.
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 recovers charms, fake currencies from ‘internet fraudsters’

Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Ilorin Zonal Office have recovered charms, smartphones, Laptop computers, and fake currencies from 10 suspected internet fraudsters.
The Nigeria Police Force on Monday paraded some suspected kidnappers and robbers apprehended in different states at the SARS office in Abuja.

Police parade 81 suspects for kidnapping, other crimes, recover N10 million

The Nigeria Police Force on Monday paraded 81 crime suspects, some in military fatigues, reportedly responsible for a series of crimes across Abuja and surrounding areas.
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 considers rehabilitating internet fraudsters

Ibrahim Magu, acting chairman of the agency, made this known while delivering a paper entitled, ‘Strategic change administration and innovation to curb corruption in Nigeria’, at the third all administrators national conference of the Chartered Institute of Administration, in Lagos, on Thursday.
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 arrests 94 ‘Yahoo Yahoo boys’ at party

Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibadan zonal office, on Monday, October 14, 2019, raided a Osogbo-based nightclub notorious for hosting parties for suspected internet fraudsters.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibadan zonal office has arrested 17 suspected internet fraudsters among whom were five who claimed to be students of the Federal Polytechnic, Ado Ekiti.

EFCC arrests 5 undergraduates, 12 others for ‘internet scam’

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibadan zonal office has arrested 17 suspected internet fraudsters among whom were five who claimed to be students of the Federal Polytechnic, Ado Ekiti.
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 seals hotel, three houses owned by ‘internet fraudsters’

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Benin Zonal Office, has sealed four properties for investigation as alleged proceeds of crime from two suspected fraudsters, Godspower Eleadi and Ohwerhi Ahmed.

NCC warns internet users against fraudsters

In response to the increase in cybercrime around the world, the Nigerian Communication Commission (NCC) has warned internet users and other users of telecommunication in the country to guard against being defrauded by internet fraudsters known as “yahoo yahoo boys”.
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.
Timi Frank

Timi Frank: FBI, INTERPOL should go after ‘Yahoo politicians’

A former Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress, Timi Frank, has called on the Federal Bureau of Investigation and INTERPOL to prevail on the anti-corruption agencies in Nigeria to clampdown on politicians he described as ‘Yahoo Yahoo’ currently in the present administration.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says an investigation is ongoing on the seized $2.8 million at Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu.

Suspected internet fraudster on FBI’s watch-list paraded

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Friday paraded one of the suspected internet fraudsters most wanted by the United States Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) in Ilorin, the Kwara State capital.

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