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Cybercrime: EFCC, MTN to strengthen collaboration

Ghali who described the visit as a long-awaited one, expressed readiness to build on the existing relationship with MTN.

SSA to Gov Abiodun accused of stealing more than $350,000 in fraudulent unemployment claims

As popular adage goes thus, not all that glitters are gold, many will think some guys making waves are making it...

EFCC demands Asset Declarations Forms from banks from June 1

I call on all parents, guardians, and, of course, elders in the community, in the society to be able to talk to these young people to desist from these crimes.

Banker, one other bag jail terms for N116m fraud

The first defendant was further convicted of counts two, three and four and sentenced to 10 years imprisonment.

Man bags one year term for cybercrime in Kaduna

In view of his guilty plea, the prosecuting counsel M. Lawal urged the court to convict the defendant.

EFCC arrests 2 brothers, 6 others for alleged fraud

The EFCC said the suspects will be charged to court as soon as investigations are concluded.

Fraud: Interpol traces €500,000 COVID-19 fraud to Nigeria

When the buyers realized they had been duped, they immediately contacted their bank in Germany, which in turn contacted INTERPOL’s Financial Crimes unit, setting off a race to intercept the funds and follow the money trail.

Yahoo boy bags two years imprisonment in Enugu

The Commission’s investigation revealed that Maduabuchi impersonated foreign nationals in his Whatsapp account and Thai Friendly mobile app with the aim of obtaining money from unsuspecting Asian women.

International cybercrime syndicates arrested by INTERPOL, link to fight crime released

The new portal will provide updates on achievements being recorded by the Nigeria Police and will, among other things, avail the citizens knowledge of basic cyber-related issues such as emerging cybercrime trends, the modus operandi of the cyber crooks and offer tips on how citizens could make themselves less vulnerable within the cyberspace.

Alleged cyber attack on CBN causes stir in banks, others

Anonymous boasts of the capacity to infiltrate any website no matter how protected with some of their members claiming to be doing it “for fun”.

EFCC arrests two music producers, four others for alleged cyber crimes in Uyo

Operatives of the Uyo zonal office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, have arrested two music producers and four...

EFCC arrests 13 suspected internet fraudsters in Lagos

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Lagos zonal office, has arrested 13 suspected internet fraudsters, around the Alagbado axis of...

EFCC arrests soldier, 26 others for cyber fraud

Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) have arrested a serving military personnel, Lance Corporal Ajayi Kayode and 26...

Nigerian youths and cybercrime

It is no longer news that fraud has eaten deep into most Nigerians particularly, the youths. The menace of cybercrime...

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Scam: South African brothers vanish with $3.6 billion in Bitcoin

This is not the first time cryptocurrency scams are happening in South Africa. This comes just after last year’s collapse of another South African Bitcoin trader, Mirror Trading International.

Policeman shot by suspected kidnappers is buried in Ekiti

the late police inspector was survived by an 80-year old mother, Mrs Olubiyo Abiola, a young wife and four female children, who are all in primary schools.

CSOs blast NASS over embarrassing leaking roof, flood during sitting

“It would be helpful for the NASS to review maintenance expenditure budgets over years to see exactly why the complex has been so badly maintained that it now requires the level of refurbishment that is being contemplated.”

N895.8bn Supplementary Budget scales second reading in Senate

“It has become necessary to prepare the 2021 supplementary appropriation bill considering the urgent need to make provision for procurement and administration of COVID-19 vaccines.