Tag FRAUD

32 YEAR OLD MAN JAILED FOR DEFRAUDING AN AMERICAN MAN OF 19.6M

A 32-year-old,   graduate of Civil Engineering, identified as Samuel Oteyowo, has bagged 14-months-jail-term for defrauding an American of the sum of N19.6m. Oteyowo was charged with a one-count amended charge of criminal impersonation for defrauding Warren Doht of an amount… Continue Reading →

KATSINA POLICE NABS FRAUDSTERS POSING AS SPIRITS

The Katsina State Police Command has arrested two fraudsters who allegedly pose as spirits (al-Janu) to swindle members of the public. According to the Police Public Relations Officer, SP Gambo Isah, luck ran out of the duo of Kabir Bashir… Continue Reading →

32 YEAR OLD PROPHET ARRESTED OVER 1.1MILLION NAIRA FRAUD

A Chief Magistrates’ Court in Osogbo, has ordered that a 32-year-old fake prophet, identified as  Olajide Omolere, who allegedly obtained N1.1 million from a woman to solve her ”spiritual problems”, be remanded in Ilesa Correctional Centre. NEWSNAIJA learned police charged… Continue Reading →

FEDERAL POLY EXPELS STUDENT OVER INTERNET FRAUD

A 23-year-old Higher National Diploma 1 student of the  Federal Polytechnic, Offa, Kwara State,  identified as Oladipo Opeyemi, has been expelled after he was convicted of Internet fraud by the Kwara State High Court sitting in Ilorin last Thursday. The… Continue Reading →

LAGOS BUSINESSMAN ARRAIGNED FOR ALLEGED 25MILLION FRAUD

A businessman, identified as  Kelechi Mbagwu, has been arraigned before the Lagos State Special Offences Court for N25m fraud. Mbagwu was arraigned alongside his company, CMB Building Maintenance and Investment Limited, on three counts charges bordering on obtaining money under… Continue Reading →

EFCC ARRESTS FAKE DOCTOR FOR FRAUD IN LAGOS

Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Lagos Zonal Office, have arrested a man identified as  Williams Ogwezi, also known as Dr. Williams, for parading himself as an official of the commission to defraud his unsuspecting victims. NEWSNAIJA learned… Continue Reading →

IMT FINAL YEAR STUDENT SENTENCED TO 8MONTHS IMPRISONMENT FOR 15,000 DOLLARS FRAUD

The Federal High Court in Enugu on Tuesday sentenced a final-year student of the Institute of Management Technology, Enugu, known as  Okoro Joseph, to eight months’ imprisonment over $15,000 fraud. Joseph was arraigned by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission… Continue Reading →

EX-BANK MANAGER JAILED FOR FORGERY, 11.65M ATM FRAUD

A Federal High Court sitting in Asaba, Delta State, has sentenced  Mr. Onus Amahian, a former Information Technology Manager at the Asaba branch of Access Bank Plc, to five years’ imprisonment for forgery and false entry. The ex-manager was arraigned… Continue Reading →

INTERPOL ARREST THREE NIGERIANS WHO ALLEGEDLY SCAMMED COMPANIES IN 150 COUNTRIES

The International Police Organisation has apprehended three Nigerians for alleged involvement in a cyber scam targeting governments and private firms in over 150 countries. They were said to be part of a criminal organization that allegedly compromised thousands of government… Continue Reading →

COURT TO RULE ON MOMPHA’S MONEY LAUDERING CASE DEC 9

  The Federal High Court in Lagos has further adjourned the ruling rule on the no-case submission filed by Internet personality, Ismaila Mustapha, alias Mompha, in response to the money laundering charges leveled against him by the Economic and Financial… Continue Reading →

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