Month: August 2019

Kidnappers seize CAN members sent to deliver ransom

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has cried out over the abduction of two of its members sent to deliver ransom to kidnappers keeping the two children of a Kaduna-based bishop hostage. Kaduna CAN Chairman, Rev. Joseph Hayab while speaking in Kaduna, alleged that the kidnappers abducted its members and also failed to release the …

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Over the weekend, two Nigerians according to report dented the image of our dear country. Former Nigerian footballer, #SamsonSiasia was banned from football for life by FIFA due to bribery. Also, Obinwanne Okeke Aka #Invictus Obi was arrested by FBI for committing internet fraud. In June 2016, Invictus appeared on the cover of FORBES AFRICA …

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Fears over ‘immigration scam’ after garda ‘took bribes to stamp fake visa papers’

By Ali Bracken   A major corruption investigation is under way after a garda allegedly took bribes to give ‘several hundred’ foreign nationals permission to stay in Ireland illegally. Up to 800 men and women from Pakistan and India paid €10,000 each to have the garda stamp a form stating they had shown the necessary …

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Lady strangled in Port Harcourt wrote UTME, agreed to N10K sex romp

By Okafor Ofiebor/Port Harcourt The Lady who was found dead in a Port Harcourt hotel on 15 August, after being strangled by a stranger, has been identified. She was Jennifer Nwokocha, from Omoku, headquarters of Ogba-Egbema-Ndoni council area of Rivers state. She was found dead Thursday morning in a room at Grand Venice Hotel on …

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Internet fraud: Man loses Rs 1.5 lakh after clicking on IT refund message

HIGHLIGHTS The man lost a huge sum of Rs 1.5 lakh Few days ago he received a message regarding income tax refund He realised that money has been debited from his account A man in Powai lost a huge sum of Rs 1.5 lakh after he clicked on an income tax refund message. Few days …

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Facebook sues Asian developers for click fraud

Facebook started legal action against two Asia-based developers for allegedly installing malware on users’ smartphones through Android apps to generate fake impressions on adverts. Bloomberg reported the social media giant filed a complaint against Singapore-based JediMobi Tech and LionMobi (Hong Kong), which are accused of engaging in a practice known as “click injection fraud”. The …

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Online shopping anti-fraud scheme delayed

A new system designed to tackle fraud in online shopping has been delayed for 18 months. Banks and retailers had been expected to introduce a new layer of security from mid-September. This would normally see a passcode sent to a customer’s mobile phone at the point of checkout for online purchases of £28 or more. …

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Police Uncover and Arrest A Corrupt Bank Insider | Fraud: How They Steal Your Bank Account | ITV

Officers investigating a series of bank card thefts from housing estates across east London find a victim who took pictures of the gang as they stole her card from her communal post box. Detectives discover the gang were tipped off about the victim’s card being delivered by a corrupt bank employee and move in to …

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Fraud victim of David Beckham’s brother-in-law left penniless and living in car

A victim of David Beckham ’s fraudster brother-in-law has ­revealed how he was left ­penniless and living in a car. Reg Bisson was hoodwinked by Darren Flood into handing over £130,000, including £100,000 from the proceeds of his late mother’s house. The rest came from pawning his mum’s jewels and heirlooms and a payday loan …

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