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    ‘They can be useful in future’ — Magu on rehabilitating ‘Yahoo boys’

‘They can be useful in future’ — Magu on rehabilitating ‘Yahoo boys’

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says it is considering rehabilitating internet fraudsters, better known as Yahoo Yahoo boys. Ibrahim Magu, acting chairman of the agency, made this known while delivering a paper entitled, 'Strategic change administration and innovation to curb corruption in Nigeria', at the third all administrators national conference of the Chartered Institute of Administration, in Lagos, on [...]

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    ‘No ongoing recruitment and replacement’ — FRSC warns of online fraudsters

‘No ongoing recruitment and replacement’ — FRSC warns of online fraudsters

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) says there is no ongoing recruitment or replacement in the agency, thereby urging the public to beware of fraudsters. In a statement on Wednesday, Bisi Kazeem, corps public education officer, said the links circulated online are from people seeking to extort members of the public. The corps officer said the public will be duly informed when [...]

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    FBI: ‘Many’ Nigerians indicted in one of the largest fraud cases in US history

FBI: ‘Many’ Nigerians indicted in one of the largest fraud cases in US history

The United States Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has listed many Nigerians in an ongoing investigation related to fraud cases. At a press conference monitored by TheCable on Thursday, Nick Hanna, US attorney, said the fraud cases involved suspects colluding with federal and state agents to dupe unsuspecting victims of their money. He said a total of 80 suspects "many of whom are from Nigeria" [...]

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    Lai: Fraudsters using Buhari’s name to solicit contracts

Lai: Fraudsters using Buhari’s name to solicit contracts

Lai Mohammed, minister of information and culture, says fraudsters are now using the name of President Muhammadu Buhari to solicit contracts from government ministries. He warned them to desist from the criminal act or face the wrath of the law. In a statement issued by Segun Adeyemi, aide of the minister, on Wednesday, Mohammed said: “The government is aware that some opportunists [...]

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    ‘Fraudsters now impersonating EFCC officials’

‘Fraudsters now impersonating EFCC officials’

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says fraudsters are now impersonating its officials and extorting money from unsuspecting people. The commission arrested one Olubunmo Olalekan, who had been churning out fake invitation letters and messages to prominent citizens and heads of organisations, alleging fraud against them from his base in Akure. His accomplice, Mohammed Yunusa Tope, a 30-year-old man who hails [...]

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