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EFCC Smashes ‘419’ Syndicate that Defrauded a Professor

Godsgift Onyedinefu The EFCC, has cracked down on a gang of fraudsters who specialise in exploiting personal data of foreign-based Nigerians to defraud their friends and relations back home.  Four of the gang-members - ‘Hon.’ Oladipupo Adebayo, Bimbo Bilewu, Ibrahim Odunayo and Oyeleye Oluwatosi – are currently in the EFCC custody.  Others

EFCC Slams 12-Count Criminal Charges Against Maina

...Remanded In Custody with son Nosa Enobhayisobo The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Friday, arraigned the embattled Chairman of the defunct Pension Reform Task Team, Abdulrasheed Maina, before Justice Okon Abang of the Federal High Court sitting in Abuja. Maina is being prosecuted by the anti graft agency on a

EFCC nabs six undergraduates with FBI, US Navy logos

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has caught six undergraduates who were in possession of scanned logo of the Federal Bureau of Investigation and that of the U.S. Navy. The anti graft agency also said the convicts were caught with documents issued by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the

FBI list: We’ll unravel bigger suspects, says EFCC

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says more suspects will be uncovered as investigation into the 77 Nigerians recently indicted for internet-related crimes by the US Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) continues. Friday Elebo, the Ibadan zonal head of EFCC, told journalists on Wednesday that the commission had commenced investigations

EFCC arrests 28 alleged fraudsters on FBI list, recovers N486m

Godsgift Onyedinefu The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), on Tuesday announced the arrest of about 28 persons in connection with the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) suspects. The Lagos Zonal Head of the commission, Mohammed Rabo, the commission stated that the EFCC has also recovered about four hundred and eighty six

Court grants EFCC’s request to freeze Bauchi account

A federal high court sitting in Abuja, on Monday, granted the request of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to freeze the First City Monument Bank (FCMB) operational account number: 0998552074 of the Bauchi state government. Taiwo Taiwo, the judge, urged the EFCC to put the party concern on notice

Magu decorates NYSC DG anti-corruption ambassador

The Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu has conferred on the Director-General of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) Brig. Gen. Shuaibu Ibrahim, the honour of ‘Anti-Corruption Ambassador’. The anti-graft agency boss awarded the newly appointed NYSC DG with the prestigious award on Monday when

Court grants N5m bail to Galaxy transport boss

Jude Johnson The Presiding Judge of FCT High Court on Kwali Division, Justice Simon Venchek Gaba, has granted a bail application for Mr. Babagana Abba Dalori, the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Galaxy Transport and Construction Limited. Dalori was accused of alleged fraud of running a Ponzi scheme in the