Tag "extortion"

    Global firm halts operations in Nigeria over ‘fraudulent practices’ by employees

Global firm halts operations in Nigeria over ‘fraudulent practices’ by employees

Dynamics Intelligence, a global company operating in the United States, Canada, and Nigeria, has shut operations in Africa's most populous nation over alleged fraudulent practices by its employees and contractors.Jenna Bourgeois, chairman of the company, made the announcement via his LinkedIn account on Thursday.But some Nigerians also accused Bourgeois's company of perpetrating illegalities.Below is how one Admola Tayo, a Facebook [...]

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    Take bribe and be sacked, FRSC warns personnel

Take bribe and be sacked, FRSC warns personnel

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has vowed to dismiss any of its personnel found extorting motorists.Bisi Kazeem, corps public education officer, made this known in an interview with reporters in Abuja on Wednesday.Kazeem was reacting to the recent arrest of 37 FRSC operatives by a joint inter-agency team comprising the corps, Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) and [...]

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    Polish police arrest Nigerian man wanted in US for ‘$7m cyber fraud’

Polish police arrest Nigerian man wanted in US for ‘$7m cyber fraud’

An unnamed Nigerian man who is wanted in the US has been arrested by the Polish police.The suspect is accused of cyber fraud and extortion worth an estimated $7 million.The Polish police central bureau of investigation said the 27-year-old Nigerian was tracked down in the southwestern city of Wroclaw.In a communique released on Wednesday, the bureau said an arrest warrant was [...]

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    Four policemen detained for ‘extorting N15,000’

Four policemen detained for ‘extorting N15,000’

The police say it has taken into custody four policemen for allegedly extorting N15,000 from a victim (name withheld) along Ogudu area of Lagos state.The officers are Mathew Oladujoye and Oba Roland and two others whose names were withheld.Abayomi Shogunle, head, public complaints rapid response unit (PCRRU), disclosed this in a report on Wednesday in Abuja.Shogunle said preliminary investigation showed [...]

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