N37.6m fraud: Fake oil merchant, Olufemi Adesanya bags 21 years prison sentence - newsheadline247.com
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N37.6m fraud: Fake oil merchant, Olufemi Adesanya bags 21 years prison sentence

The Special Offences Court, sitting in Ikeja, Lagos has convicted and sentenced a  self-acclaimed oil marketer, Olufemi Adesanya, to 21 years for defrauding a businesswoman, Oluwatoyin Akinwole, of N37.6m. Adesanya was arraigned alongside Awojobi Ganiu by the Lagos zonal office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, (EFCC), on December 11, 2018 on four-count charges Read more

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EFCC nabs three suspected internet fraudsters in Abuja

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, (EFCC), has arrested three suspected internet fraudsters in Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), over alleged involvement in romance scam, identity theft, and other internet-related fraud activities. The suspects, Ajayiton Harry (27), Okoro Daniel (28), and Oziegbe Precious Ehijele (27) were arrested in their hideout in Flat G2, Plot Read more

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Internet Fraud: EFCC arrest undergraduates for obtaining $111,500 from romance scam

Metro Gist The operatives of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Port Harcourt zonal office have arrested four students of the University of Port Harcourt for their alleged involvement in internet fraud. The quartet was alleged to have defrauded 15 victims of $111,500 ( One Hundred and Eleven Thousand, Five Hundred United States Dollars). The Read more

Ogun Police parade pastor who defrauded woman of N1.5m, impregnated her two daughters - newsheadline247.com
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Ogun Police parade pastor who defrauded woman of N1.5m, impregnated her two daughters

Metro Gist By Bisoye Oyekunle The Ogun State Police Command has paraded one Ebenezer Ajigbotoluwa, a 57-year-old pastor at Church of the Lord of Isreal who allegedly impregnated two sisters and duped the victim’s mother the sum of N1.5 million. The pastor was paraded last Monday alongside other suspected criminals including a rapist, 8 armed Read more

Alleged N550 Scam: Three Guarantee Trust Bank staff, primary school teacher arrested - newsheadline247
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Alleged N550M Scam: Three Guarantee Trust Bank staff, primary school teacher arrested

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has arrested a primary school teacher, Mrs. Roseline Uche Egbuha, three staff of Guaranty Trust Bank (GTB) and a lawyer for allegedly laundering N550 million. Mrs. Egbuha, a teacher with Ozala Primary School, Abagana, Anambra State, was earlier arrested in October, 2019 by ICPC and Read more

EFCC declares Hushpuppi Nigeria’s most-wanted hacker, says ‘he has a case to answer’ - newsheadline247.com
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EFCC declares Hushpuppi Nigeria’s most-wanted hacker… ‘he has a case to answer’

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has declared Instagram celebrity, Ramoni Igbalode, popularly known as Hushpuppi, “Nigeria’s most-wanted hacker.” Hushpuppi was recently arrested in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) by the International Police (Interpol) and the Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) over fraud-related allegations. EFCC spokesperson, Dele Oyewale, in a statement on Thursday, said Read more

Alleged Rape: Kogi commissioner, Abdumumini Danga under investigation - Police - newsheadline247.com
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Alleged Rape: Kogi commissioner, Abdumumini Danga under investigation – Police

The Nigeria Police Force spokesperson, Frank Mba, has refuted reports claiming that the Kogi State Commissioner for Water Resources, Abdumumini Danga, who was accused of battering and raping a beauty queen, Elizabeth Oyeniyi, was released due to alleged pressure by Mr Yahaya Bello, the governor of the state. Danga was arrested on Tuesday and subsequently Read more

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EFCC storms Ogun for ‘Yahoo boys’, arrests 42 in multiple raids

The Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC) has arrested 42 suspected internet fraudsters, otherwise known as ‘yahoo boys’. Newshealine247 understands that the Ibadan Zonal office of the anti-graft agency had stormed Ilaro town, in Ogun State in the multiple raids of suspected cyber fraudulent individuals. This is according to the EFCC Head of Media, Tony Read more