INSIDE STORY: HOW NIGERIANS ACROSS BORDERS OPERATE

…From Nigeria, With Crimes … Fears of backlash at home make Nigerian criminal gangs to expand their operations across the world BY AYORINDE OLUOKUN/ABUJA ‘Every day is for the thief, one day is for the owner,’ a loose translation of a popular Nigerian proverb meaning no matter how long or how well a thief may think he or she has perfected the art of stealing, he or she will sooner or later certainly come to grief. This proverb that has come to be accepted as a truism by many comes…

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40-YR OLD NIGERIAN, KENNETH NINALOWO ARRESTED OVER 1.5MIL DOLLARS FRAUD IN US, SEE PICS

FBI arrests 40-year-old Kenneth Ninalowo for $1.5 million money laundering in Chicago 40-year-old Kenneth Ganiu Ninalowo believed to be a brother to Nollywood actor, Bolanle Ninalowo has been arrested by the FBI on charges of laundering over $1.5 million in Chicago. The money, according to the FBI is derived from scams targeting an unnamed Chicago-area community college and an energy company, who were defrauded into sending approximately $5 million to fraudulent bank accounts controlled by Ninalowo and his partner, 27-year-old Brittney Stokes. The two were charged as part of a…

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US JURY INDICTS OBINWANNE OKEKE, SET TO FORFEIT 11MIL DOLLARS, DIAMOND RING

/ Samuel Ogundipe  A federal grand jury in the United States has indicted Obinwanne Okeke for $11 million fraud. The decision affirmed the investigation of the U.S. Department of Justice, conducted by the F.B.I, and now set the stage for commencement of criminal trial. Besides the indictment, the jury also recommended that Mr Okeke be made to forfeit at least $11 million in cash and asset or both if convicted. An emerald cut engagement ring found on him when he was arrested should also be forfeited, the jury ruled. Mr Okeke,…

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FBI- WANTED SUSPECT ARRESTED IN KADUNA – EFCC

The Economic and Financial Crime Comission (EFCC), Sokoto Zonal Office, in collaboration with the FBI, recorded a major breakthrough with the arrest, on August 29, of one Emmanuel Adedeji Oluwatosin, who is on the wanted list of the FBI. The Zonal Head, Abdullahi Lawal, while parading the suspect in Sokoto on Thursday, September 5, 2019 explained that the suspect was arrested in Kaduna. Items recovered from the residence include two cars; Mercedes Benz E550, Mercedes Benz C450, an IPhone, laptops, modem and SIM cards. Mr Lawal added that the suspect…

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FG WORKING WITH US TO STOP ONLINE FRAUD SAYS PRESIDENCY

John Ameh, Abuja The Presidency said on Sunday that it would issue executive orders and engage the National Assembly to pass new laws to put a stop to online fraud involving Nigerians. It promised to cooperate with the United States to find urgent solutions and halt a repeat of the fraud that led to the arrest of my 80 suspects by the Federal Bureau of Investigation in the US. Out of the number, 77 are Nigerians. The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr Garba Shehu,…

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HOW A ROMANCE SCAM BETWEEN A NIGERIAN CONMAN AND A JAPANESE WOMAN LED TO THE UNRAVELLING OF 80 OTHER SCAMS INVOLVING OVER 1BILLION DOLLARS

A romance scam in 2016  between a Japanese woman and a  Nigerian who described  himself as a  US Army Captain stationed in Syria, led the FBI to the record crackdown on 80 Nigerian scammers, published  documents revealed. The Nigerian gave himself the name Captain Terry Garcia. After 10 months, the interactions blossomed into romance for the woman – listed as ‘F.K’ in documents – but the cyber courtship ended up with her being $200,000 poorer and on the verge of bankruptcy after borrowing money from family members and friends to…

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1.1BIL DOLLAR E-FRAUD: FBI REVEALS HOW OVER 80 NIGERIANS AND OTHERS SWINDLED AMERICANS

Nigerians Arrested In One Of The Largest Cases Of Fraud In US History (Full List) Here is a video of the press release by FBI on Nigerian internet scam syndicate. The yahoo boys have scammed Americans to the tune of $1.1bn between Jan-July this year alone. The US Attorney’s Office says Thursday most of the defendants are Nigerian citizens. After search warrants were executed at multiple locations across L.A. County on Thursday morning, federal prosecutors announced a 252-count indictment that accuses 80 people in the U.S. and Nigeria of participating…

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INSIDE OBINWANNE OKEKE’S MULTIBILLION NAIRA INTERNET FRAUD RACKETEERING

Obinwanne Okeke: waiting for Federal indictment for BEC crime The latest about the Forbes Africa celebrated Nigerian businessman Obinwanne Okeke, now in prison in the United States is that his case has been sent to a federal grand jury for a formal indictment for Business email Compromise(BEC) crimes. That indictment will happen soon. After his arrest in Washington in early August, the owner of Invictus Group, has appeared in federal court twice and remained in federal custody as of Monday. During an Aug. 12 court hearing, the judge in the…

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YOUNG NIGERIAN GIRL DEFRAUDS CANADIAN LADY 300,000 DOLLARS, SEE HER PIX

A 24-year-old Nigerian lady, Kaosiso Ezibe, has been charged in Canada, after a woman was defrauded of more than $291,000 by someone she met online The 60-year-old woman had met someone claiming to be a wealthy architect living in Toronto, through an online dating website. Between February and March, the woman allegedly started an online relationship with the architect, conversing through emails, text messages and phone calls. According to the police, the wealthy architect was a fabricated identity. Ezibe was taken into custody on Wednesday. . She has been charged…

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ABUJA BIG BABE BUYS 107,000 HAIR ATTACHMENT WITH FAKE CREDIT ALERT, SEE PICS

ABUJA vendors beware of this lady @rikeino …She came to my shop ( @e_plexhair ) on wednesday (3rd july)to deceive my girl that she spoke to me b4 coming,told her she wanted hair of 107,000(18inches bundles and a closure),my staff gave her and she showed her a fake alert that she has paid. My girl tried calling me to confirm but cdnt get through to me so she allowed her go cos she said she saw a debit alert on her phone .When my phone came on she told me…

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