1. To use an “Android” phone to withdraw money for you If you allow a Point of Sale (POS) agent to use his/her Android phone to withdraw for you, your ATM card information will be stored on the person's phone. This allows fraudsters to use your ATM card details to buy goods online. Some POS … Continue reading 4 things you should not allow a Pos Agent to do for you for security reasons
A Nigerian lady has shared screenshots of her conversation with a man who asked her for financial help barely 48 hours after they met. The lady, who goes by the handle @esiyonce on Twitter, revealed that she met the man through a mutual friend and they were supposed to go on a date. However, moments after they … Continue reading Man cancels date with a lady he just met because she refused to help him with transport fare (screenshot)
A70-year-old man, Emmanuel Bello, on Monday was arraigned for allegedly defrauding a businesswoman of N870,000 at an Ikeja Magistrate Court. The police in Lagos charged Mr Bello with three counts of conspiracy, obtaining money under false pretence and stealing. Prosecution counsel, Mojirade Edeme, told the court that the defendant, and others at large, committed the … Continue reading 70-year-old man in court over spiritual oil fraud.
A 29-year-old commercial motorcyclist, Victor Ukachuckwu, has narrated how he used an online application he downloaded from the internet to defraud Point of Sales (POS) operators in Ondo State. Mr Ukachuckwu made the statement while speaking with journalists after he was paraded by the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) on Thursday in Akure. … Continue reading How I used an App to defraud PoS operator ~ Suspect.
. Two Nigerians, Johnson Ogunlana and Samson Oguntuyi, face up to 105 years in a U.S. prison after pleading guilty to bank and mail fraud conspiracy and other related charges. Though District Judge Catherine Blake has not scheduled a date for sentencing, Messrs Ogunlana and Oguntuyi pleaded guilty on Monday, ahead of the trial, to … Continue reading Two Nigerians jailed for 105 year for bank fraud in United States.
High Court sitting in Ilorin, Kwara State has sentenced 20-year-old Udoh Sunday Okon to one-year imprisonment for defrauding an American, Kimberly, to the tune of $500 on Facebook. The Ilorin Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), on Wednesday, secured the conviction of Udoh for offenses bordering on Facebook lottery scam. Udoh, an … Continue reading 20-year-old who defrauded American $500 jailed for a year.
A young man (name withheld) has lamented how policemen extorted N100,000 from him while he was travelling to Onitsha, Anambra State, from Benin, Edo State. He explained that he was stopped in a commercial bus along Benin/Asaba Expressway by a team of policemen led by one Innocent Osarobo. The young man said he was treated … Continue reading Edo police officer led Traveller inside bush extorted N100,000 from him
Abdulrasheed Bawa, EFCC chairman, said this on Tuesday, when members of the Association of Chief Audit Executives of Banks in Nigeria (ACAEBIN) paid him a courtesy visit in Abuja. Bawa said some customers will receive a huge sum of money within two months of opening an account. “I will like to urge you to know … Continue reading Investigate your costumer’s source of income, EFCC tells bank.