Tags : Fraud


Scammers Use Ailing Teenagers’ Pictures To Defraud People, Diverting Needed

Claim: There are some WhatsApp posts, Facebook accounts and Twitter handles claiming different names and bank accounts to photos of the same girl on Social Media Platforms, soliciting financial support for a secondary school girl with Tumor but with so many different names and bank account numbers. Verdict: Many of these posts are put up […]

Fraud: Dubai Police Extradites Hushpuppi And Woodberry To United States

Alleged criminal mastermind Raymond Igbalode Abbas, known as Hushpuppi and his friend Olalekan Jacob Ponle popularly called Woodberry has been extradited from the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to the United States. This was revealed in a statement by the Dubai Police on Thursday, July 2, 2020, which the US Federal Bureau of Investigations extended its […]

Fraud: Hushpuppi Swindled Over One Million Victims -Dubai Police

Dubai-based Nigerian Instagram celebrity Ramon Abass popularly known as Hushpuppi and his gang defrauded victims of AED 1.6b (N168billion), the Emirate Police disclosed this on Thursday, June 25, 2020. The police reported that he was arrested alongside 12 other members of his gang at different Dubai residences in an operation codenamed “Fox Hunt 2,” after […]

Fraud: Obinwanne Okeke Faces 20 Years Jail Term In US

Nigerian entrepreneur, Obinwanne Okeke also known as Invictus Okeke, is facing a 20-year jail term in the United States after pleading guilty to an $11 million business email compromise scam. He was arrested last year 2019, by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) at Dulles International Airport in the process of leaving the US. His […]

Ex-Minister Turaki Arraigned By EFCC Today Over Alleged Fraud‎

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) said it’s set to arraign the former Special Duties Minister, Kabiru Tanimu Turaki and three others before the Federal High Court in Abuja today Monday, May 4, 2020. The EFCC’s Spokesman, Tony Orilade said, in a statement, that Turaki, also a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN) and others […]

Court Orders Arrest Of Ex-Customs Boss, Dikko

The Federal High Court in Abuja has ordered the arrest of a former Comptroller-General of the Nigeria Customs Service, Mr Abdullahi Dikko. A statement released on Monday, February 17, 2020, by the Spokesperson for the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), Mrs Rasheedat Okoduwa, stated that the Judge, Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu issued […]

Court Adjourns Naira Marley’s Alleged Card Fraud Trial

The trial of Nigeria’s  musician, Naira Marley, on  card fraud charges  has been adjourned by a Federal High Court in Lagos. Naira Marley whose real name is Azeez Fashola  is being arraigned by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on allegations of card fraud charges. Justice Nicholas Oweibo made the decision so as to allow […]