Father and son arrested by EFCC over alleged Internet fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Lagos Zonal Office, has arrested a man and his father over alleged Internet fraud. Malik Giles Bakare and his father, Isa Bola Bakare, are being investigated in an alleged case of conspiracy, computer-related fraud, obtaining by false pretense and retention of proceeds of unlawful activities. Malik Giles Bakare… Continue reading Father and son arrested by EFCC over alleged Internet fraud

Six suspected internet fraudsters arrested in Enugu (photos)

Operatives of the Enugu Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Monday, May 24 arrested six suspected internet fraudsters. A statement released by Wilson Uwujaren, spokesperson of the antigraft agency gave the names of the suspects as Tochukwu Okoro, Okechukwu Ejechie, Nwankwo Okeke, Edeh Emmanuel, Emeka Chukwunonso and Kenechukwu Ekunie. He said they… Continue reading Six suspected internet fraudsters arrested in Enugu (photos)

EFCC Chairman and others take oath of secrecy (photos)

Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Abdulrasheed Bawa on Tuesday May 18 led other top officials of the anti-graft agency in taking the oath of secrecy.  The agency said the exercise is in compliance with the Official Secrets Act and the newly adopted Document Classification Policy of the Commission. It is also part of ongoing… Continue reading EFCC Chairman and others take oath of secrecy (photos)

EFCC arrests former Kwara state governor, Abdulfatah Ahmed over alleged diversion of N9bn

Former Kwara state governor, Abdulfatah Ahmed, has reportedly been arrested by operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC. According to Channels Television, the former governor is being questioned by a crack team of operatives at the EFCC headquarters in Abuja The 57-year-old was said to have arrived at the EFCC headquarters at about… Continue reading EFCC arrests former Kwara state governor, Abdulfatah Ahmed over alleged diversion of N9bn

EFCC distances self from dismissed staff who still parades himself as one its operatives

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has distanced itself from a dismissed staff, Mr. Peter Akpanke. In a statement issued via its official Twitter page, the commission said they received reports that Mr. Peter still parades himself as one of its operatives, and had been using a false identity to harass and extort unsuspecting members… Continue reading EFCC distances self from dismissed staff who still parades himself as one its operatives

Suspected human organs trafficker arrested in Port Harcourt

Operatives of the Port Harcourt Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, have arrested the suspected leader of a syndicate who allegedly specializes in selling and buying human organs for trafficking to foreigners. The syndicate suspected leader, Ukaeje John Emeka ( alias Dr. Phil Mark, Dr. Donald Phillip, Dr. Wesley David), was… Continue reading Suspected human organs trafficker arrested in Port Harcourt

34 suspected internet fraudsters arrested in Owo, Ondo State (photos)

34 suspected internet fraudsters have been arrested by the operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Benin Zonal Office. The suspects were arrested today, April 28, following an intelligence-gathering operation code-named ‘Erinle.’  Those arrested are Adesuyan Ayoola, Oyesanmi Shola, Adegbole Victor, Osagie Ekiende, Akinayomide James, Okunade Jamilu, Omotoso Oluwaseyi, David Oluwatobi, Ahmed Rilwan, Saheed… Continue reading 34 suspected internet fraudsters arrested in Owo, Ondo State (photos)

Young man arrested for alleged $10,000 fraud

The Lagos Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has arrested one Adeshina Lukman for an alleged case of obtaining money by false pretence and stealing to the tune of $10,000. The Head of Media and Publicity of EFCC, Mr. Wilson Uwujaren, said in a statement that Mr. Adeshina was arrested on… Continue reading Young man arrested for alleged $10,000 fraud

EFCC: Investment in Bitcoin prone to fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has cautioned Nigerians to exercise caution when it comes to investing in Bitcoin. EFCC: Investment in Bitcoin prone to fraudAccording to the anti-graft commission, due to the unregulated nature of the cryptocurrency market, investments are high risk and “prone to fraud.” This was contained in a statement on… Continue reading EFCC: Investment in Bitcoin prone to fraud

Okorocha has gone home from our office – EFCC

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has confirmed that former governor of Imo State, Owelle Rochas Okorocha is no longer in its custody.  Recall that the senator representing Imo west senatorial district has been grilled at the EFCC office in Abuja since Tuesday April 14, over issues bothering on alleged corruption. The former governor had been accused… Continue reading Okorocha has gone home from our office – EFCC