Yahoo boy jailed for romance fraud

December 9, 2020 9:23 am0 comments
Economic and Financial Crimes Commission

from OKORO CHINEDU in Lagos, Nigeria LAGOS – NIGERIA’S anti-corruption commission has secured the conviction of a tertiary student who defrauded an American woman of US$15 000 (R224 672) in a romance scam. Okoro Tochukwu Joseph, a final year student at the Institute of Management Technology (IMT) Enugu, was sentenced to […]

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Huawei hits back at accusations by Trump government

November 12, 2020 8:33 pm2 comments
China - US trade wars

from MARIA MACHARIA in Nairobi, Kenya NAIROBI – HUAWEI has refuted allegations of espionage and theft of personal data leveled against it by critics, led by the United States (US). Mika Lauhde, the Huawei’s Global Vice President for Cyber security and Privacy, dismissed the claims unsubstantiated and peddled for political reasons. He was speaking […]

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AfricaCom 2020 tackles mobile fraud

November 9, 2020 7:07 am0 comments
AfricaCom 2020 tackles mobile fraud

by DION HENRICK  CAPE TOWN – THE virtual AfricaCom summit is shining the spotlight on mobile fraud. It was initially set for Cape Town on November 9-12 but took a virtual form because of the coronavirus (COVID-19). Among the highlights of the event will be the French firm that successfully uncovered Africa’s massive […]

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