I used proceeds from Yahoo Yahoo to bury my dad, says 21-year-old
Metro

I used proceeds of Yahoo Yahoo for my dad’s burial – 21-year-old

The Special Offences Court, in Ikeja, Lagos State has sentenced a 21-year-old man, Ifeanyi Egbuwu to one-year imprisonment for Internet fraud. Egbuwu was arrested on August 2, 2022, by operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission during a raid on some Internet fraudsters at 42, Ola Williams Street, Kay Farm Estate, Iju, Lagos State. During

Read more
ICPC arrests, detains singer, D’banj for alleged N-Power fraud
Celebrity Gist

ICPC arrests, detains singer, D’banj for alleged N-Power fraud

…sources say D’Banj would be arraigned in court this week, for an extended remand order The Afro Pop maestro, Oladapo Oyebanji popularly known as D’banj, has been arrested by the Independent Corrupt Practices and other Related Offences Commission, ICPC, over alleged fund diversion. The Daily Vendor learnt that the singer was alleged to have diverted

Read more
Court fixes January 24, 25, 26, 2023 for fraud case against Catholic priest 
Featured Law & Order

Court adjourns fraud case against Catholic priest to January 2023

…as the Catholic Diocese of Awka disassociates self from the priest’s business transactions The Federal High Court sitting in Awka, Anambra State, presided over by Hon. Justice Nnamdi Dimgba, has adjourned to January 24, 25, 26, 2023, for continued proceeding in the case between the Inspector General of Police (Complainant) and Rev. Father Ejike Nwankwo, (Defendant).

Read more
Student docked in Lagos for allegedly defrauding a company to the tune of N900, 000
Crime

Student docked in Lagos for allegedly defrauding a company to the tune of N900, 000

…The prosecutor told the court that the student committed the crime between July 10, 2021 and October 31, 2021 A twenty four year-old student of the Lagos State Polytechnic, Ikorodu, Busayo Ayedun has been brought before a Yaba Magistrate Court for allegedly defrauding a company, CD Care Limited, of goods and cash worth over N900,000

Read more
Retired, serving civil servants arrested in Oyo over N4.8b fraudulent contract
Crime & Investigation

Retired, serving civil servants arrested in Oyo over N4.8b fraudulent contract

…the state’s Anti-Corruption Agency confirmed the arrest of the serving and retired civil servants The Oyo State Anti-Corruption Agency says it has arrested some serving and retired civil servants in the state over a fraudulent contract worth N4.8billion, awarded in 2018. The agency’s chairman, Justice Eni Esan (retired), in a statement, on Wednesday, said the

Read more
Woman seeking spiritual help swindled of N7.5m, suspects nabbed
Metro

Woman seeking spiritual help swindled of N7.5m, suspects nabbed

‘They were apprehended when they arranged to get another batch of funds from the woman’ The Lagos State Police Command has confirmed the arrest of two suspected fraudsters for swindling a yet-to-be-identified woman out of N7.5m in the Ikorodu area of the state. The Police Public Relations Officer(PPRO) for the command, Benjamin Hundeyin(SP) said the

Read more
31yr old student bags jail term in Kwara over $9,891 fraud
Metro

31yr old student bags jail term in Kwara over $9,891 fraud

‘The convict is a student in the Marketing Department of Kwara State Polytechnic, Ilorin’ Kwara State High Court sitting in Ilorin on Friday sentenced a 31-year-old student of the Kwara State Polytechnic, Ilorin, Bashiru Azeez, to six months imprisonment over $9,891 fraud. Justice Adebayo Yusuf handed down the sentence while ruling on a fraud case

Read more
EFCC arraigns Saphire Scents MD for alleged N12m fraud
Metro

EFCC arraigns Saphire Scents MD for alleged N12m fraud

‘Specifically, he allegedly collected the sum of N12 million from potential investors in his company (Saphire Scents)’ The Managing Director of Saphire Scents Limited, Adewale Aladejana has been arraigned before Justice M. A Madugu of the Federal High Court sitting in Bwari, Abuja, for allegedly obtaining the sum of N12 million under false pretense. Aladejana

Read more
Alleged fraud: 35 year old importer docked
Metro

Alleged fraud: 35 year old importer docked

A thirty five year-old importer, Chukwudi Ajaegbu, has been arraigned before the Ogba Magistrate’s Court for allegedly obtaining $11,000 fraudulently from one Austine Ukaoha in the Ikeja area of Lagos State. Ajaegbu, who was charged with three counts, was arraigned before Magistrate F.M. Onamusi. The defendant, with others at large, were said to have conspired

Read more
How fake PCRC member defrauded woman of N1.4m in Ogun
Crime & Investigation Metro

How fake PCRC member defrauded woman of N1.4m in Ogun

A self-acclaimed Police Community Relations Committee member, Musa Araokanm, has been arrested by operatives of Ogun State Police Command for allegedly defrauding the public. THE DAILY VENDOR learnt that Araokanm had allegedly collected the sum of N1.4m from one Halimot Olorunlomeru under the pretence that he would assist her to get a car and motorcycles

Read more
Stockbroker jailed 77years for N62m fraud 2
Crime & Investigation

Stockbroker jailed 77years for N62m fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC has secured the conviction and sentencing of Abioye Eluwole, managing director of Bytofel Trust and Securities Limited to 77 years in prison for a N62 million fraud. Eluwole, who was arrested in December 2018 for stealing various units of shares of different companies belonging to Okeke Donatus Ojumba,

Read more