Crime

BREAKING: Court in US jails 3 Nigerians 235 years for online scams

A court in Mississippi, United States of America has sentenced three Nigerians to 235 years in prison for running online scams that duped people out of tens of millions of…

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FG arraigns 8 Chinese, Nigerian for illegal mining

The Federal Government’s efforts to combat illegal mining received a significant boost yesterday with the arraignment of several Chinese nationals for illegal mining activities in Lokpaukwu community, Umuchieze, within Umunneochi…

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IGP orders fresh probe of death in custody, assures of justice

The Inspector-General of Police, IGP Kayode Adeolu Egbetokun has been apprised of the controversy surrounding the death of a young man named “Erasmus Emhenya” who allegedly died in police custody…

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EFCC arrests 3 for impersonating Evangelist to defraud public

Operatives of the Benin Zonal Directorate of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, (EFCC), have arrested three suspected fraudsters – Odion Victor, Amos Godwin and Ayomide Michael for impersonating Evangelist…

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EFCC secures jail terms for 2 over internet crimes

…….in Lagos The Lagos Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, (EFCC), has secured the conviction and sentence of two internet fraudsters, Rauf Rokeeb Abayomi and Odeh Godspower,…

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Court jails two for impersonation on social media

……..in Kaduna Justice R.M. Aikawa of the Federal High Court, sitting in Kaduna has convicted and sentenced the duo of Onah Henry Chinonso (a.k.a Sandra Morales) and Puklong Michael Longhom (a.k.a Robertech) to prison for internet fraud.…

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EFCC arrests 117 for internet fraud in Lagos hotel

Operatives of the Lagos Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, (EFCC), have arrested 117 suspected internet fraudsters in Lagos. The suspects were arrested at Regional Hotel, Iyana-Ishasi,…

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EFCC arrests fake State House staff for N22m employment scam

Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes commission, (EFCC), have arrested a syndicate of fake State House Staff in Abuja for alleged criminal conspiracy, false representation and employment scam. The…

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EFCC arraigns man for tearing its Investigation Letters

The Gombe State Zonal Directorate of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, (EFCC), on June 11, 2024, arraigned one Usman Mallam for allegedly tearing EFCC’s official Investigation Activities’ letters and obstructing the…

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Court grants fake EFCC staff, sureties N6m bail for N1.1m fraud

……,…in Enugu The Enugu Zonal Directorate of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, (EFCC) has arraigned one Nweke Izuchukwu Jude before Justice Mohammed Garba Umar of the Federal High Court…

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