Naira Marley Issa jail! – Dami Ajayi

Naira Marley, the poster boy for Internet Fraud better known as Yahoo Yahoo, has also become its scapegoat. Called in for questioning by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) a week ago, he is still in custody, awaiting arraignment…

9 Nigerians arrested in US over alleged $3.5m fraud (ChannelsTV)

Nine Nigerians have been arrested in three states of the United States over allegations of fraud. Geoffrey Berman, the U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York, and James Spero, Special Agent in Charge of the Tampa, Florida, Field…

I wanted to test my fiancee, but ye pa, it backfired!

I am in a dilemma. I had a sweet relationship with a girl I met three years ago. We were already talking marriage when I decided to test her and what did I find? My fiancée is a fraud! I…

Eagles ex-star, Sodje, two brothers jailed for misappropriating African charity funds (Guardian)

Super Eagles former defender, Efe Sodje and two of his brothers have been jailed for siphoning tens of thousands of pounds from a charity set up to help poor African children, reports telegraph.co.uk. Efe, 46, fellow footballer Stephen Sodje, 43,…

Yahoo boy jailed for defrauding foreign lover of $140,000 (Guardian)

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Benin Zonal Office on Wednesday secured the conviction of one Onovo Osita Malachy at the Federal High Court sitting in Benin City, Edo State.   The convict was arraigned on a one-count charge…

NBA president in court over alleged N1.4 billion fraud (Guardian)

The President of the Nigerian Bar Association, Paul Usoro, Monday, appeared at the Federal High Court in Lagos over an alleged N1.4 billion fraud. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) last Friday filed a 10-count charge against Usoro over…

EFCC arrests 23 OOU students, 12 others for Internet fraud (Punch)

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission says it has arrested 34 suspected Internet fraudsters at 21, Sawmill Road Awa-Ijebu, Ogun State. The suspects who are between 19 and 37 years include  23 students at Olabisi Onabanjo University,  out of which…

Electronic fraud in banking hits N6.1trn by 2021 – CBN (Guardian)

Mr Sunday Salam-Alada, Director, Consumer Protection Department, Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has said electronic fraud losses in the banking system are projected to reach N6.1 trillion by 2021. Salam-Alada disclosed this at the ongoing workshop for Business Editors and…

Travel agent dragged to court over alleged N265,000 visa fraud (Punch)

A 29-year-old fake travel agent, Chinenye Ojimmadu, who police accused of defrauding a traveller of N265,000, on Tuesday, appeared in a Tinubu Magistrates’ Court. Ojimmadu who resides at No. 5, Ogini St., Ajah Lagos, is charged with two counts of…

EFCC arraigns ex-police paymaster, others for N1.3bn fraud (Punch)

A retired Assistant Commissioner of Police, Ifeoma Okpalugo, has been brought before a Lagos State Special Offences Court by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission for alleged N1.3bn fraud. Okpalugo is standing trial alongside three others – Olumide Odumosu, Suleiman…

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