Financial Crimes

Nigerian hacker admits $6.5m fraud in U.S court

A Nigerian hacker has pleaded guilty to wire fraud and admitted to participating in a scheme to hack into computers and email accounts in the United ...

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Court orders forfeiture of N449.7m found in Lagos BDC shop

A Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos State, Wednesday, ordered temporary forfeiture of N449,750,000 found in possession of one Mohammed Tauheed to the Federal ...

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Nigerian in police net for alleged robbery of four New York banks

A 53-year-old Nigerian, Abdullahi Shuaibu, has been arrested by the New York Police for allegedly robbing four Manhattan banks ...

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FBI declares Nigerian wanted for alleged $5m scam

The Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) has declared a Nigerian, Kelechi Declan James, wanted  for allegedly scamming victims  of more than $5 million. A statement ...

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Ikoyi Towers: Amaechi denies ownership of house, loot

Transport Minister, Rotimi Amaechi’s media aide, Mr. David Iyofor has replied the former Minister of Aviation, Chief Femi Fani-Kayode who, in a tweet, alleged that Mr. Amaechi indeed owns both the apartment and the billions of money ,,,

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Ikoyi cash haul: Judge orders forfeiture of $43.4m, others to FG

A Federal High Court in Lagos on Thursday ordered the temporary forfeiture of the sum of $43million, £27,800 and N23 million to the Federal Government ...

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EFCC to prosecute corrupt INEC staff over 2015 elections

The Chairman of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission EFCC, Ibrahim Magu has said that the Commission will prosecute all staff of the Independent National Electoral ...

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Whistle-blower: EFCC uncovers another $43.4m, £27,000, N23m in Lagos flat

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Wednesday uncovered yet another stash of foreign currencies and Naira notes in Lagos ...

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Whistle-blower exposes N4bn in secret bank accounts

A tip-off by a whistle blower on Tuesday, April 11, 2017 led to another discovery by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, of a staggering sum of N4billion ...

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Whistle-blower leads EFCC to N250.5m haul in Lagos market

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Monday recovered €547,730 and £21,090 as well as N5,648,500 from a Bureau de Change operator in ...

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