Tanzania is on the move to battle the encroaching fraud in the electronic payment system creeping into businesses and resulting in financial loss. The Tanzanian government is passing laws that will safeguard the system.
Neymar A Spanish judge on Friday upheld a tax fraud case against FC Barcelona’s current and ex-chairmen over the signing of striker Neymar, taking them a step closer to a possible trial, a judicial source said.
Paul Iyoghojie A dismissed Police Sergeant has been arrested by the operatives of the Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad, Adeniji Adele, Lagos Island, western Nigeria, for allegedly posing as a police officer to defraud the Nigeria Police of about N40 million in eight years.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Monday dragged a man named Eze Mark to the Federal High Court, Enugu, for allegedly defrauding some Church members of N18.4 million. Mark, along with Dominus Vobiscum Investment Ltd were arraigned on 11-count charges of false pretence, falsification and obtaining N18.
A court has ordered Lance Armstrong to pay the sum of $10 million to SCA Promotions, the sports insurance firm that paid his bonuses for winning the Tour de France. “We are very pleased with this result,” said SCA’s president and founder Bob Hamman in a statement.
A 47-year-old pastor, Olateju Oluwakemi, was on Monday brought before a Yaba Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos, charged with duping a foreign exchange operator of N5.1 million. Olateju, who resides at No.
A Nigerian internet scammer named Agbodori Philip who commit internet fraud to cheat victims of their money was convicted by a Justice P.I. Ajoku sitting in Benin, Edo State on Thursday, 12th of February.
A fake pastor, identified as Chibuzor Nnaegbo, is currently cooling off in one of the cells of Lagos State Criminal Investigation Department, SCID, Yaba, for allegedly defrauding four businessmen in Lagos. Vanguard gathered that Pastor Chibuzor claimed to be in Israel while defrauding the victims.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), has declared Murtala Nyako, the former governor of Adamawa and his son, Abdul-Aziz wanted over allegations of conspiracy, stealing, abuse of office and money laundering. This is contained in a statement issued in Abuja on Wednesday by Wilson Uwujaren, the spokesman of EFCC.
A 53-year-old American man has sent $100,000 to a woman in Nigeria over the past 29 months, whom he claims is his wife. The man, Steven, met the woman named “Kelly” online, and according to him, they got married legally in Nigeria Daily Mail reports. However, they have never met
A Federal High Court in Lagos on Tuesday ordered that a Nigerian-based Italian businessman be remanded in police custody for allegedly defrauding Zenith Bank Plc of N717 Million. According to Leadership, the accused, Piero Allan Franchillo, “was arraigned before the court on a five-count charge of advanced fee fraud, forgery
A UK mom has been given a 12 month suspended prison sentence for stealing her daughter’s £20,000 inheritance. Denvar Bathie, 23, received a £20,000 inheritance, from her dad when he passed away. She intended to save up money for her wedding and a mortgage on a property, and wanted to