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...

Mother, Son Bag 12 Years Jail Term for $82,570 Internet Fraud

Justice Chukwujekwu Aneke of the Federal High Court, Ikoyi, Lagos, has convicted Damilola Ahmed Adeyeri, and his mother, Alaba Kareem Adeyeri, on a four-count charge of conspiracy and obtaining money under false pretence preferred against them by the Economic and Financial Crimes...

Heads to roll in Correctional Service as a convicted internet fraudster pulls $1m from prison

By  Nmesoma Iloka The Nigeria Police will soon begin an investigation on how a convicted internet fraudster was able to organise a mega scam from a maximum-security prison worth at least $1m (£773,000). A Police source who spoke on the condition of anonymity as he was not...

Mothers who support Internet fraudsters would soon land in prison – DCP Longe

The Deputy Commissioner of Police in-charge of the Lagos State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department (SCIID) Yaba, DCP Yetunde Longe, has warned that mothers who support their children suspected to be involved in internet fraud would soon be jailed. DCP Longe said...
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