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  • In other instances, you will see on a Facebook wall, photos of familiar faces with their particulars boldly displayed inviting you as a friend. It is done cleverly that you will be obliged because of the clear evidence provided, and that will begin your friendship right away with series of chats.

    Written By Charles Neequaye - The emergence of social media and electronic transaction services have opened the door for criminal and fraudulent practices in society which are indeed disturbing. Fraudsters have capitalised on Facebook, Twitter, WhatsApp among others on the internet to dupe innocent and unsuspecting people of their hard-earned money. Every now and then the fraudsters devise several ways of hacking into individual banks and mobile money accounts, sometimes under bizarre circumstances.

  • The six who the FBI believes to be resident in Nigeria are Richard Izuchukwu Uzuh, Alex Afolabi Ogunshakin, Felix Osilama Okpoh, Abiola Ayorinde Kayode, Nnamdi Orson Benson and Micheal Olorunyomi.

    The United States Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has published a list of its most wanted cybercriminals. At the top of the list are six Nigerian nationals who are wanted for their alleged involvement in a Business Email Compromise (BEC) scheme that defrauded over 70 different businesses in the United States resulting in combined losses of over $6,000,000 USD.

  • Mention can be made of several scenarios of religious leaders who have assumed so much control over the thoughts and personal life choices of their members, with exploitative, ridiculous or tragic consequences. Perhaps, ...

    Written By Raymond Tuvi - With ours having been described as the era of everything quick and fast – such as fast food, fast cars, fast balance, quick dryers or quick cash, among others – any means to get there faster, seems to be not only accepted by many but also expected. The main philosophy appears not to be “success in the shortest possible time” but “success – whatever it may be – here and now”, and the quicker and hotter it’s served, or rather, snatched from fire, the better.

  • FBI Assistant Director-in-Charge William F. Sweeney, Jr. said: "The scams we allege in this investigation include romance scams targeting the elderly, business e-mail compromise scams, and even fraudulent covid-19 relief loans.

    US Authorities have arrested six Ghanaians based in the USA in connection with their roles in a fraud and money laundering conspiracy.

  • Written By Frank Mandela Bawumia - Curiosity might have killed a cat but not all cats are that gullible to be guillotined out of their curiosity.

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