Tag Archives: Cybercrime

Several Nigerians Indicted In The FBI Arrests For Internet Fraud/Cyber crime Yesterday

The ABC and other US based networks were broadcasting the live streaming of the crackdown and arrests of about 50 Nigerians involved in several cyber crimes and fraudulent activities. This activities came to bear with the arrest of Nigerian entrepreneur Obinwanne Okeke by the FBI few days ago, which generated huge social media outcry. Now it appears the FBI has

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Killers Of NBA Chairman Apprehended By Police, Confess That They Killed Him For Withholding N18M Internet Fraud Proceed

The killers of Emeka Emmanuel Agundu, former Chairman of the Nigerian Bar Association, Udenu Branch, Enugu State, who was killed in September 2018, have been apprehended. One of them is 39 year-old Kenechukwu Eze, a native of Amoli Edem in the Nsukka Local Government Area of Enugu State, who was apprehended in July 2019 after rigorous search and credible intelligence

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Ghanaian Immigration Deports 17 Nigerian Yahoo Boys

Ghanaian Immigration has made good its threat to deport some Nigerians, and they hav started with their recent deportation of 17 Nigerians, who are suspected ‘Yahoo Boys’ The Ghana Immigration Service (GIS) arrested about 29 persons in Ho, the Volta Regional capital for their alleged involvement in cyber crimes, known in Nigeria as ‘yahoo, yahoo’. They handed the Nigerians over

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Ruggedman Receives Another Attack Threat In South Africa, 24 Hours After He Suffered Similar Attack In The UK

Veteran rapper, Ruggedman seems to have ddeply offended fans of Nigerian Singer Naira Marley. Ruggedman was recently attacked by 4 masked men, who are fans of Naira Marley popularly called ‘Marlians’, in London. The attack happened to Ruggedman in London, few hours after Marley was released from EFCC custody in Lagos. The latest news is that Ruggedman, who was very

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EFCC Attacked In Ibadan, As Yahoo Boys Unleash Dogs On Operatives

Detectives from the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibadan zonal office got a dose of ‘corruption fighting back’ during the week, when suspected internet criminals ‘Yahoo Boys’, unleashed an attack dog on them, while resisting arrest. The EFCC officers, upon receiving intelligence reports about the suspects, launched preliminary investigations into their illegal activities, and based on their findings, some

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How Cybercrime And Digital Technologies Are Fueling Illicit Financial Flows In Ghana

ACCRA – The issue of illicit financial flows is not new; however, the increasing complexity of the digital economy and fast evolving technologies in the last few decades, is changing the landscape of this problem. The threat posed by the 21st century cybercriminal in earning money illegally and transferring it across borders with a simple mouse click, was realised when

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Cyber-Crime: How An Ivorian Allegedly Siphoned Over GHC110M From CAL Bank

The Ghana Police Service has grabbed an Ivorian for allegedly siphoning GH ¢110,610,000 from CAL Bank Ghana Limited. William Djedehard Anselme Boscaud Dieou, a trader, is alleged to have logged on a CAL Bank computer and used the credentials of two employees of the bank to debit the said amount from the bank’s internal account, and credited same to a

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