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Student convicted in Ibadan for love scam

  The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, (EFCC) Ibadan Zonal Office, has secured the conviction of Oluwatoyin Henry, before Justice Sherifat Adeyemi of the Oyo State High Court, sitting in Ibadan, Oyo State on one count of obtaining by false pretence. The charge...

DJ jailed for cloning Buratai’s Facebook account

A Disc Jockey, Blessed Michael has been jailed for cloning the Facebook accounts of a former Chief of Army Staff, Lt. General Tukur Buratai (retd) and Mariya Dangote, daughter of an industrialist, Aliko Dangote, and using false identities to solicit money from unsuspecting...

Nigerian on FBI watch list arrested over $6m scam

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission(EFCC), has commenced an investigation of 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. Okpoh, alongside Richard Izuchukwu Uzuh,...

Love Scam: Man defrauds US returnee of over N150million

… police recover vehicles, landed properties from suspect  An alleged fraudster, Ehiarinmian Sylvester, who had preyed on a United States (US) based Nigerian woman, Mary Okpe, defrauding her of monies worth over N150 million, has been arrested by operatives of the Zone 2...

Internet fraud: EFCC secures conviction of FBI suspect

Justice Oluwatoyin Taiwo of the Lagos State Special Offences Court, Ikeja has convicted and sentenced Abiona Akinyemi Festus to two years imprisonment for internet fraud. The convict who was prosecuted by the Ilorin Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission...

EFCC arrests 3 corps members, 19 Undergraduates, 10 others for alleged internet fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibadan Zonal Office, on Tuesday, arrested 32  “Yahoo boys”  for alleged involvement in internet fraud. The suspects were apprehended during a raid on their hideout in Ogbomoso, Oyo State. Officers of the EFCC...

EFCC nabs UNIPORT student, mum, girlfriend, seizes duplex, cars over internet fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), yesterday announced it arrested a Computer Science Undergraduate of the University of Port Harcourt (UNIPORT), Kenneth Gift, 22, his girlfriend and his mother over alleged cybercrimes. EFCC spokesman, Dele Oyewale, who...

IRT nabs notorious internet fraudster

The Inspector-General of Police Intelligence Response Team (IRT) has arrested a suspected notorious internet fraudster, Ugochukwu Ezerim, 30. The suspect who allegedly specialized in defrauding foreign nationals of their hard-earned monies was nabbed at Oke Aro area of Ogun...

Wanted FBI suspect ‘Jay Jay’ bags 2years

Justice Emeka Nwite, of the Federal High Court sitting in Warri, Delta State, yesterday found Joan Uruvbu (alias Jay Jay) guilty on a two-count charge bordering on conspiracy and intent to defraud and sentenced him to two years imprisonment. One of the counts reads: “That...

EFCC Arrests 10 Suspected Internet Fraudsters in Lagos

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, (EFCC)Lagos Zonal office, has arrested 10 suspected Internet fraudsters in Lagos. The suspects were arrested in Westwood Estate, Ajah, during a sting operation on Wednesday,  following intelligence report received by the...