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Scores arrested in Nigeria crackdown against cyber crooks

May 19, 2021 9:37 am0 comments
Economic and Financial Crimes Commission

from EMEKA OKONKWO in Abuja, Nigeria ABUJA – A Nigerian Army deserter is among 34 suspects authorities have arrested during a crackdown against internet fraudsters in the West African country. Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) arrested the individuals during operations in the southwestern Osun State. The suspects, […]

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Yahoo boy jailed for romance fraud

December 9, 2020 9:23 am18 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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