Saturday, 13 September 2014

Nigerian Man In UK Arrested For N57 Million Romance Fraud

Two men in the UK have been arrested and found guilty of perpetrating a dating scam and one of them is a Nigerian.
The Mirror reports that 37-year-old Adewunmi Nusi and Monty Emu, 28 have been convicted of money laundering after illegally obtaining £220,000 (N57,810,815.37) from vulnerable women who were looking for love.

Soldiers kill over 100 Boko Haram members during battle for Kodunga

The Nigerian military Friday morning crushed Boko Haram insurgents during a futile attempt by the insurgents to take over Konduga town, some 40 miles from Maiduguri.
Combining air power with infantry activities, troops ambushed the insurgents, who were marching from Bama to Konduga.

Hackers rob Nigerian bank of N6.3billion

EFCC operatives on duty

Nigeria’s Economic and Financial Crimes Commission is on the trail of a group of computer hackers, who had stolen N6.28billion, about $40million, from a Nigerian bank.
At the head of the IT thieves is Godswill Oyegwa Uyoyou, who worked in the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) department of the unidentified bank.
He is now on the run, according to a report in a weekly newspaper. Uyoyou allegedly conspired with others and hacked into the bank’s computers, disbursing the funds to various accounts as they pleased. Uyoyou, who hails from Isoko South Local Government Area of Delta State, is said to have carried out the massive heist over a short period of time.