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...

EFCC Arrests 25 LAUTECH Students for internet fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Abuja Headquarters, has arrested 25 students of the Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH)Ogbomosho, Oyo State, for their alleged involvement in various forms of cybercrime. The suspects were picked from alleged...

Visa fee: 2 bags 13- years imprisonment each for defrauding the US

Two young men have been convicted and sentenced to 13 years imprisonment respectively by the Lagos State Magistrate Court, Igbosere, for stealing a total sum N50 million, proceeds of United States of America visa fees. The convicts; Ismail Adefila and Busari Kabiru were docked...

Father, son arrested for cybercrime

The Lagos State Police Command has arrested a 19 -year -old boy and his father for allegedly defrauding a Lagos based businessman, Mr. Ekemezie Obinna of N1.2milion through cyber-related fraud. The prime suspect, Emmanuel was said to have met Mr. Ekemezie on Facebook sometime in...

EFCC arrests 24-year-old fraudster, recovers SUV, Apple Laptops, charm

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Lagos Zonal Office, has arrested Victor Idahosa for Internet fraud. Idahosa, 24, was arrested at Cristolyte Close, Diamond Estate, Lekki Ajah, Lagos, following intelligence report received by the Commission about his alleged...

EFCC arrests 15 suspected fraudsters in Ibadan

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Ibadan zonal office in Ibadan have botched an attempt by a suspected internet fraudster to flush his phone through a water closet in order to deny access to potentially incriminating data about him. The 20-year-old suspect,...

Internet fraud: Naira Marley docked, remanded in Prison

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) yesterday arraigned a Nigerian artiste, Azeez Adeshina Fashola, also known as Naira Marley, before Justice Nicholas Oweibo of the Federal High Court, Lagos on an 11-count charge bordering on cybercrime. The defendant was...

Police arrest suspected fraudster posing as MFM GO, others

The Lagos State Police command has arrested a computer science graduate who defraud Nigerians by operating a fake Facebook account  of prominent  Nigerian Pastors including  the General overseer of Mountain of Fire and Miracles Ministry .  The suspect,  Atanda Yusuf, 27,  was...

EFCC arrests 9 Yahoo boys in Abuja, recovers cars, others

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has arrested nine suspected internet fraudsters, otherwise known as ‘Yahoo boys’, in Abuja. The suspects are Ogbomwan, Okouromi, Oseji, Onyekwuluje, Anyanechi, Oviasuyi, Emeshili, Osaigbovo and Ikponmnosa.   A statement...
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