Tag: Fraud

Councillor Arrested for N11m Fraud

Tanimu- October 29, 2019

The Kaduna Zonal office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has arrested a councillor representing Kakuri Hausa, Ward, Kaduna South Local Government of Kaduna ... Read More

Ismaila Mustapha aka Mompha in EFCC Net for Money Laundering, Fraud

Tanimu- October 22, 2019

The EFCC, Lagos Zonal office, has arrested a renowned Social Media celebrity, Ismaila Mustapha popularly known as Mompha for alleged involvement in internet-related fraud and ... Read More

FBI List: FG to Issue executive Order – Presidency

Henry Solomon- August 26, 2019

Following the list of 80 Nigerian fraudsters released by FBI, Presidency has said there will be new executive orders to tackle international fraud. Garba Shehu, ... Read More

Maurice Iwu Back in Court, Gets N1b Bail

Tanimu- August 9, 2019

Justice Chuka Obiozor of the Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos, on Friday, August 9, 2019 granted bail to Prof. Maurice Iwu, a former ... Read More

4 bank wire fraudsters in EFCC net

admin- April 26, 2019

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC has arrested four persons who attempted to carry out a fraudulent Bank Wire Transfer to the tune of ... Read More

Alleged N3.4bn NIMASA fraud: Prosecution Witness Cross Examined

Henry Solomon- February 19, 2019

A witness, Mr Fredrick Ugor, Tuesday, told a Federal High Court in Lagos that monies paid into the account of a company, Penniel Engineering Ltd, ... Read More

Bureau De Change operator faces N3.7m theft charge

Arowobusoye Samuel- January 11, 2019

A 47-year-old Bureau De Change operator, Makaila Miko, on Friday appeared at an Igbosere Magistrates’ Court, Lagos, for allegedly stealing N3.7 million from a bank ... Read More

How Alakija’s Foundation Staff Defrauded Her of N3m

Arowobusoye Samuel- May 24, 2018

Mrs. Folorunso Alakija, a billionaire businesswoman, on Thursday told an Ikeja High Court how one Vincent Ayewah, a staff of her Rose of Sharon Foundation, ... Read More

Court Acknowledges More Bank Documents in Evidence Against Former PDP National Chairman

Henry Solomon- April 11, 2018

The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Wednesday admitted more bank documents in evidence tendered by the Federal Government in the ongoing trial of Bello Halilu, ... Read More

Man Uses POS to Defraud Customers N1.2b

Tanimu- March 23, 2018

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Lagos Zonal office, on Wednesday, March 21, 2018, arraigned one Ifeanyi Nwaneri before Justice Olusola Ajibike Williams of ... Read More

Ex-Attorney General of The Federation, Adoke to Be Arraigned June 18

Tanimu- February 17, 2018

Justice John Tsoho of the Federal High Court, sitting in Maitama, Abuja, has adjourned to June 18, 2018 for the arraignment of a former Attorney ... Read More

National Social Investment Programmes Recording Successes, Not Hampered by Fraud

Tanimu- February 17, 2018

Maryam Uwais, Abuja: The attention of the National Social Investment Office (NSIO) has been drawn to misleading media reports alluding that “massive fraud has hampered ... Read More

2 Oil Marketers Jail 8 Years for N789m Fraud

Tanimu- January 31, 2018

EFCC, Abuja: Justice Latifat Okunnu of the State High Court sitting in Ikeja, Lagos, has convicted and sentenced two oil marketers - George Ogbonna and ... Read More

Man in Court of Alleged N3.25m Rent Fraud

Suleiman Idris- January 26, 2018

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Hackers Hit US, Russian Banks in ATM Scam Group-IB Reports

Henry Solomon- December 12, 2017

Previously undetected group of Russian-language hackers silently stole nearly 10 million dollars from at least 18 mostly the United States and Russian banks in recent ... Read More

Henry Specializes in VIP Impersonation on Social Media, Abba Kyari Happens to Be His Latest Victim

Tanimu- November 4, 2017

Recall Last week Abba Kyari alerted friends on Facebook about Someone who had opened a Facebook Page with his Picture and name to defraud innocent ... Read More

Former FCT Minister Bala Mohammed Sent To Kuje Prison Over Alleged N864m Fraud

Tanimu- May 10, 2017

EFCC, Abuja: The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Wednesday, May 10, 2017, arraigned a former Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Bala A. ... Read More

Economic and Financial Crimes Commission Arraigns Man for N200m Fraud

Abdul Jimoh- April 4, 2017

Economic And Financial Crimes Commission Arraigns Man For Fraud Wilson Uwujaren, Abuja; The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission today April 4, 2017 arraigned one Sa'ad ... Read More

Finance Minister Adeosun Clarifies Actions Taken On Alleged Fraud In YouWin Programme

Tanimu- April 4, 2017

Salisu Danbatta, Abuja: The attention of the management of the Federal Ministry of Finance has been drawn to a story in The Punch newspaper of ... Read More