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Varsity students caught for romance fraud

August 25, 2020 12:59 pm11 comments
Economic and Financial Crimes Commission

from OKORO CHINEDU in Lagos, Nigeria LAGOS – NIGERIA’S anti-corruption agency has arrested four university students for allegedly running a romance scam. They reportedly defrauded victims to the tune of US$111 500 (R1,9 million). The suspects are undergraduates at the University of Port Harcourt in the southern Rivers State. The Economic […]

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80 arrested in Nigeria crackdown on internet fraud

March 11, 2020 6:53 am12 comments
Economic and Financial Crimes Commission

from OKORO CHINEDU in Lagos, Nigeria LAGOS – NIGERIA’S anti-corruption agency has arrested 80 suspects in the latest crackdown against internet fraud in the West African country. The chief suspect is the owner of a hotel suspected to be a haven of the cyber criminals. Oladimeji Olusegun Ogunfolaju (aged 30) is the owner of […]

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Father, daughter rob Swiss woman millions in romance scam

July 24, 2019 10:16 am7 comments
Economic and Financial Crimes Commission

from OKORO CHINEDU in Lagos, Nigeria LAGOS – NIGERIAN authorities have arraigned a man for defrauding a Swiss national of US$240 700 (R3,4 million) through an online romance scam. Moses Igweneme (65) has appeared before the Federal High Court in Port Harcourt in the southern Rivers State. His daughter, named Nkiruka Blessing Igweneme, is […]

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