Forensics

Nigerian Mogaji arrested in US for theft of $850,000 three years after

  Nigerian Sherifdeen Mogaji has been arrested by Colorado’s Boulder County Sheriff’s Office more than three years after he stole about $850,000 from the Boulder Valley School District in an email scam. According to the arrest affidavit published by the local Fox News station, Sherifdeen Mogaji, 39, was arrested on February 21 and booked into …

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Medford Uber driver accused of locking passenger in car and raping her, police say

MEDFORD, Ore. — Medford police arrested an Uber driver accused of kidnapping and sexually assaulting a 21-year old woman who had booked a ride with him. Antonio Gonzalez-Salinas, 51 was arrested on Tuesday at his house in the 1900 block of Erin Way, Medford. Police said they recovered the alleged victim’s phone from his home. …

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Another Suspect Wanted By FBI Over $2.5m Internet Fraud Arrested

Abiona had been on the wanted list of the commission for more than eight months over the alleged fraud case before luck ran out on him and he was finally arrested. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ilorin Zonal Office, has arrested a 38-year-old man, Festus Akinyemi Abiona, indicted by the Federal Bureau of Investigations …

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Dozens arrested in ‘courier fraud’ crackdown

More than 40 people have been arrested in a crackdown on courier fraud across England and Wales. Police say more than 3,000 people, most of them elderly, have been duped into withdrawing large sums of cash and handing it to someone posing as a courier or police officer. In October, a couple from Dorset lost …

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‘McMillions’: How ex-cop orchestrated $24 million McDonald’s Monopoly scam

In 1987, McDonald’s launched an ingenious sweepstakes based on the game of Monopoly. Customers would purchase sandwiches, fries, drinks, etc., that included peel-off game pieces on the packaging — potentially rewarding them with anything from a Filet-O-Fish to a new car to $1 million. People went wild for it and business spiked by 40 percent …

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GFF cyber fraud & security trends to look out for in 2020 – Beware!!

As more and more people spend most of their day-to-day lives online or in the digital space, the world is just a click away. Walls and borders that once separated us as individuals are fading or have totally disappeared. The digital world envelopes us; we communicate, trade and transact online in ways that are incredibly …

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Corruption in Nigeria: Patterns and Trends Posted by InvestAdvocate on December 6, 2019

Scope of bribery Bribery in Nigeria is slightly less prevalent than three years ago Out of all Nigerian citizens who had at least one contact with a public official in the 12 months prior to the 2019 survey, 30.2 per cent paid a bribe to, or were asked to pay a bribe by, a public …

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Pakistan tycoon hands over $248m to settle UK corruption probe

UK’s National Crime Agency says assets and cash frozen in the country will be handed over to Pakistani government. The UK agency said the assets would be passed to the government of Pakistan, which has been spearheading an anti-corruption campaign [File: Caren Firouz/Reuters] Malik Riaz Hussain, a Pakistani real estate tycoon, has agreed to hand …

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