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FG Orders Prosecution Of Persons Using VPN

The Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, on Saturday, directed the Director of Public Prosecution of the Federation to begin immediate prosecution of those who violate the Federal Government’s order suspending Twitter operations in Nigeria. Malami’s spokesman, Umar Gwandu, disclosed this in a statement titled, ‘Twitter ban: Malami orders prosecution of …

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EFCC recovers over N1 billion from civil servant

The Chairman of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Abdulrasheed Bawa on Thursday disclosed that the anti-graft agency has recovered over N1 billion lodged in one bank account from a civil servant. The EFCC boss made this known while appearing before the Senate Committee on Finance investigating the Internally Generated Revenue (IGR) and payment of …

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Civil service fraud: the elephant in the room

“An unattended leaking tap can cause a disastrous flooding.The effects of an unattended tap will be the same for a company or organisation that does not conduct the relevant fraud checks or stem fraudulent employees.” GFF 2020 According to the Collins English Dictionary 10th Edition fraud can be defined as: “deceit, trickery, sharp practice, or …

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Nigerian arrested in US over ₦328 million fraudulent scheme

Metro   Nigerian arrested in US over ₦328 million fraudulent scheme United States authorities have arrested a Nigerian for computer fraud in a scheme worth about $800,000 (₦328 million). US Department of Justice (DoJ) in a statement said the Nigerian named Charles Onus was arrested for charges in connection with a scheme to conduct cyber intrusions …

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Yahoo Boy Kills His Twin Brother In Delta, Found Seated Beside Decomposing Body

A suspected internet fraudster, popularly called Yahoo boy, has allegedly killed his twin brother at Oleh, headquarters of Isoko South Local Government Area, Delta State. He has subsequently been arrested by police operatives. Though the reason for the killing could not be ascertained as at press time, sources said it might have been carried out …

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$350,000 Fraud: US Court Orders Indefinite Detention Of Bidemi Rufai

Following allegations by the United States Department of Justice that the surety provided by Mr. Abidemi Rufai is a suspected fraudster, the court for the Western District of Washington at Tacoma, on Wednesday, gave an order that Mr Rufai should remain in detention. He is accused of being involved in $350,000 COVID-19 unemployment fraud in …

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EFCC Arrests Ponzi Scheme Operator, Amos Olaniyan Over ₦128m Scam

The Ibadan Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has arrested one Amos Olaniyan for allegedly defrauding people of over N128m through an investment scheme. A statement by the anti-graft agency’s Head, Media and Publicity, Wilson Uwujaren, indicated that the 43-year-old was arrested based on a series of petitions by his victims. The …

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CIVIL SERVICE FRAUD: The elephant in the room

“An unattended leaking tap can cause a disastrous flooding.The effects of an unattended tap will be the same for a company or organisation that does not conduct the relevant fraud checks or stem fraudulent employees.” GFF 2020 According to the Collins English Dictionary 10th Edition fraud can be defined as: “deceit, trickery, sharp practice, or …

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