• Police arrest internet fraudster, fleeing armed robbery suspect in Lagos

    Police arrest internet fraudster, fleeing armed robbery suspect in Lagos

    According to reports, the police operatives attached to the Anti-Kidnapping Unit of the Zone 2 Command, Onikan, Lagos have arrested one Aghatise Davis Osasunmese for his involvement in an internet fraud running into millions of naira on September 20, 2016.

    On March 29, 2016, one Dr J.O.S. Okeke, based in United States of America, sent N5 million to his cousin, Iloka Ndubuisi, through First Bank Nigeria Plc.

    On March 30, 2016, Ndubuisi received an e-mail, presumably from Okeke, that he should pay […]

  • I print fake currency to recoup money I lost to fraudster, train my kids – 68-year-old man

    I print fake currency to recoup money I lost to fraudster, train my kids – 68-year-old man

    A Sexagenarian, identified as Femi Faweya, was Tuesday paraded by the Oyo State Police Command for allegedly printing fake Nigerian currency.

    The 68-year-old man alongside his 42-year-old accomplice, Segun Fayose, confessed to the crime, saying they obtained a currency printing machine with which they had duped many people.

    Speaking before newsmen at the state Police Command Headquarters, Eleyele, Ibadan, Faweya, who claimed to be a former Grade 2 teacher, said he ventured into printing fake currency because he lost N200, 000 to […]

  • I relocated to Abuja because of Buhari – Fraudster

    I relocated to Abuja because of Buhari – Fraudster

    A suspected fraudster, Abdulrahman Shuaibu, who attempted to dupe a presidential aide, said he became a criminal because he could not get a job in Abuja.

    The 21-year-old said he relocated to Abuja from his hometown in Hong, Adamawa State, about a year ago because President Muhammadu Buhari was in power and he thought he could easily find himself a job.

    Shuaibu, who was paraded on Tuesday by the police alongside his accomplices, Isiaku Zambuk, 47, and Hassan Haruna, 35, explained that […]

  • Fraudster Nabbed for Impersonating Governor Aminu Tambuwal (photo)

    Fraudster Nabbed for Impersonating Governor Aminu Tambuwal (photo)

    A man impersonating Sokoto State Governor, Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, has been arrested by the gallant operatives of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps.

    The Sokoto State Police Command and operatives of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) has arrested a 50-year old man identified as Bello Abdullahi on Wednesday, July 21, for allegedly impersonating Sokoto State Governor, Aminu Waziri Tambuwal.

    The Commandant of NSCDC, Babangida Dutsin-Ma, while parading the suspect before news men in Sokoto on Thursday, said the […]

  • 71-year-old ‘Fraudster’ Charged to Court for Duping Woman of N2.6million

    71-year-old ‘Fraudster’ Charged to Court for Duping Woman of N2.6million

    Bamidele Doherty, a 71 year-old man, is currently facing trial at the Igbosere Magistrate’s Court in Lagos, for allegedly duping a woman of N2.6 million.

    The Septuagenarian who is being tried along with 3 other suspects still at large; Jubrin Yusuf, 47; Mathew Adeniyi, 39; and Kehinde Adeleye, 35, is said to have pretended to be a landlord in the highbrow Ikoyi area and along with the others, collected the sum of N2.6 million from the unnamed victim under the guise […]

  • Customs arrests notorious fraudster for obtaining N20m from job seekers

    Customs arrests notorious fraudster for obtaining N20m from job seekers

    The Nigerian Customs Service has arrested one of most notorious fraudsters involved in online advertising scams on non-existing vacancies in government agencies.

    The suspected kingpin, whose real name was given as Abubakar Rilwan, had been declared wanted by some security agencies in the country before his arrest.

    A top customs officer stated: “Abubakar Rilwan, who is evidently disabled is one of the principal actors and suspect in a job/auction scam syndicate.

    Whatever he lacks in physical ability, he makes up for in his […]

  • Fayose is a fraudster, his sins will soon catch up with him – Oshiomhole’s political adviser, Idahosa blasts

    Fayose is a fraudster, his sins will soon catch up with him – Oshiomhole’s political adviser, Idahosa blasts

    Charles Idahosa, Political Adviser to Edo State Governor Adams Oshiomhole, yesterday took a swipe at Ekiti State Governor Ayo Fayose, describing him as a “fraudster”.

    The chieftain of the All Progressive Congress (APC) said the governor’s persistent attack on President Muhammadu Buhari was to whip up sentiment from the public.

    He added that the Ekiti helmsman was only biting more than he can chew, “knowing that his sins will soon catch up with him”.  “It’s just a pity that Nigerians tend to forget […]