Month: June 2018

DNA on napkin used to crack 32-year-old cold case, police say

(CNN)DNA evidence from a discarded restaurant napkin was used to identify a suspect in the slaying of a 12-year-old girl in 1986, police in Tacoma, Washington, said Friday. Gary Hartman, 66, was arrested Wednesday and has been charged with murder in the first degree and rape in the first degree, Tacoma Police Chief Don Ramsdell …

DNA on napkin used to crack 32-year-old cold case, police say Read More »

Ryan Homa Exploits Accounting Software Glitch and Steals $1.3 Million Dick Carozza

Here’s a tip to keep yourself out of prison: When you find a glitch in your employer’s check-writing software program, do not (repeat do not) write a small check to yourself. If you do, you’ll probably write another. And then another. And then several more. At least, that’s what Ryan Homa did — until he stole …

Ryan Homa Exploits Accounting Software Glitch and Steals $1.3 Million Dick Carozza Read More »

Tanzanian prosecutors charge two telecoms chief executives, 4 others with fraud

Tanzanian prosecutors on Wednesday charged two chief executives of mobile phone companies and four other suspects with fraud as part of a crackdown against tax evasion in the East African nation. The executives charged were Le Van Dai, 35, managing director of Halotel Tanzania, owned by Vietnam-based telecoms operator Viettel, and Sherif El Barbary, managing …

Tanzanian prosecutors charge two telecoms chief executives, 4 others with fraud Read More »

US Deports 34 Nigerians ‘For Minor Offences’

Thirty four Nigerians were on Wednesday afternoon deported from the United States of America (USA) for “minor offences”. The deportees comprise 32 males and two females who insisted that they did not commit major offences in the US before being sent back to Nigeria. They were returned to the country through the Murtala Muhammed International …

US Deports 34 Nigerians ‘For Minor Offences’ Read More »

Boy in coma after donating 6 pints to illegal blood bank operator for N2,000

Boy in coma after donating 6 pints to illegal blood bank operator for N2,000 ON JUNE 13, 20188:07 AMIN NEWS4 COMMENTS By Evelyn Usman The Police in Lagos have arrested a 45-year-old man, who lures minors to his apartment used as illegal blood bank in Shomolu area of Lagos, where he collects their blood and …

Boy in coma after donating 6 pints to illegal blood bank operator for N2,000 Read More »

World Cup child trafficking bid foiled in Nigeria

Nigerian authorities say they have rescued nine young girls and one boy who were being trafficked to Russia. Five suspects, including a policeman and a quarantine officer, were arrested for allegedly facilitating their travel, the government agency fighting trafficking says. The victims were found while trying to board a plane from Lagos to Moscow. They …

World Cup child trafficking bid foiled in Nigeria Read More »

Nine people to be sentenced following Action Fraud reports

Nine people are to be sentenced after an investigation by Essex Police for ticket fraud involving 309 victims who were conned out of high profile sporting tickets.  In 2014 and 2015 there were over 550 complaints to Action Fraud from people who had purchased tickets to events but never received them or a refund. In total the 309 …

Nine people to be sentenced following Action Fraud reports Read More »

The Impact of Fraud & IT Security on Small Businesses

Fraud can have a serious impact on any firm no matter the size. However through much research we’ve found that small businesses are the most affected year on year. Employee and asset fraud are some of the most popular types of crimes a business comes across, and can be seriously detrimental (and can even cause …

The Impact of Fraud & IT Security on Small Businesses Read More »

Fraud Prevention Tips Everybody Should Know (But Doesn’t)

It’s no secret that in today’s world, fraud prevention, online privacy and cybersecurity are complicated and constant concerns. Fraud threatens not only companies and organizations, but also individual consumers as they go about their daily business – both online and off. Last week was National Consumer Protection Week, and to observe the event 41st Parameter …

Fraud Prevention Tips Everybody Should Know (But Doesn’t) Read More »