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Fraudster Who Bought A Car With Fake Bank Alert Arrested In Akwa Ibom (Photos)

The Akwa Ibom State Police Command has arrested a suspected fraudster identified as Emeka Akuma, who bought a Lexus 330 Salon car with fake bank alert at Festac town in Lagos state and escaped with the vehicle to Uyo, IgbereTV reports. Spokesperson of the command, SP Odiko MacDon, who disclosed this in a statement on …

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Isa Pantami: NIN Registration Will Help To Curb Crime

The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr. Isa Pantami has expressed hope of the National Identity Number registration helping to curb crime and also helping Nigeria achieve a digital economy, IgbereTV reports. The Minister who spoke at the Global Privacy Day Celebration, 2021 said the value of the registration exercise would become appreciated with …

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Court jails two Internet fraudsters for impersonation

Chukwudi Akasike The Federal High Court in Abeokuta, Ogun State, on Tuesday convicted and sentenced two Internet fraudsters, Tobiloba Shokunbi and Emmanuel Oladunjoye, to six months and four months imprisonment respectively. Justice Ibrahim Watilat found the duo guilty of amended charges of criminal impersonation filed separately against them by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, …

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COVID 19 THOUGHTS!! 2021

Hello and hope this message meets you well. Many Nigerians never believed in Covid-19’s existence, so let’s talk about this. When the first lockdown happened in 2020 due to this virus, what I kept hearing was “do you know anyone that has it or has just dropped dead from it or hospitalized?” Many of my …

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Ex Bank manager, Adam jailed for N11m ATM fraud

The Maiduguri Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has secured the conviction Adam kaka Adam, a former banker, who was sentenced to one year imprisonment by Justice Ibrahim Jauro of the Yobe State High Court sitting in Damaturu. The convict was prosecuted on one-count of theft to the tune of N11, …

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Is real estate investment the new fraud?

Is real estate investment the new fraud? Real estate is usually a very attractive investment, because of the almost “fixed” size of land across the globe. However, the attractiveness of real estate, as an asset class, predisposes it to significant fraud risks. Arguably, the recent unattractive returns on saving and other investment products (e.g. treasury …

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