Police detectives in Delta State yesterday arraigned an ATM fraudster, Uchechukwu Uzokwe, who was arrested within the premises a new generation bank before an Asaba Chief Magistrate Court for stealing an ATM card belonging to a lady and thereafter withdrew N12, 000 from her account.
The accused person pleaded not guilty after the charges were read before him.
Count One (Charge No. CMA/591c/2016) read: “That you, Uchechukwu Uzokwe, aged 20, on Thursday, October 20, 2016, by Lobs Hotel, Umuagu Quarters, Asaba Magistrate […]
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 […]
Thirty Years Old Adegboyega Michael, the leader of the fraud syndicate which was allegedly involved in the transfer of money from bank customer’s account in a first generation bank (name withheld) through the connivance of a bank staff member, has been arrested by the Lagos State Police Command.
Crime Reports learnt that a female banker (names withheld) whose password was used to access a bank customer’s account details lodged a complaint with the Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Fatai Owoseni, that […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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
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 […]