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FBI Links Hushpuppi to North Korean Bank Robbers and Money Launderers
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FBI Links Hushpuppi to North Korean Bank Robbers and Money Launderers

The Federal Bureau of Investigation FBI has linked Instagram celebrity, Ramon Olorunwa Abbas, a.k.a Hushpuppi, to North Korean hackers said to be the biggest bank robbers in the world. The Justice Department in a detailed statement released on Friday, February 19, alleged that Hushpuppi took part in a “North Korean-perpetrated cyber-enabled heist from a Maltese bank in February 2019.” According to the statement, his role was as a collaborator with a North Korean money launderer, Ghaleb Alaumary, 37, based in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada. “Alaumary agreed to plead guilty to the charge, which was filed in the U.S. District Court in Los Angeles on Nov. 17, 2020. “Alaumary was a prolific money launderer for hackers engaged in ATM cash-out schemes, cyber-enabled bank heists, business...
“Let EFCC come, let FBI come, we’ll settle them,” Obieze Nestor says while buying Rolls Royce Phantom 8 2020 model weeks before he died in Dubai police custody
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“Let EFCC come, let FBI come, we’ll settle them,” Obieze Nestor says while buying Rolls Royce Phantom 8 2020 model weeks before he died in Dubai police custody

Prince Obieze Nestor, a Nigerian man based in Dubai, was filmed inspecting the Rolls Royce Phantom 8 2020 model just weeks before he was arrested by Dubai police and died in custody.   In a video taken weeks before his death, Nestor is heard saying he had paid for the Rolls Royce and he's taking it to Nigeria after inspection.   He added that he isn't bothered about the anti-graft agency, EFCC.   "Let EFCC come, let FBI come, we'll settle them," he said as those in the background agreed with him and laughed.   His friend is also seen in the video buying a Rolls too and saying he was bringing it to Nigeria.   Obieze Nestor was arrested not long after he took to Instagram to flaunt wads of Dollars in a video.   He reportedly d...
FBI releases photo, offers $50k reward for suspect who placed pipe bombs in DC
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FBI releases photo, offers $50k reward for suspect who placed pipe bombs in DC

The FBI released a photo on Thursday night of a possible suspect related to placing pipe bombs at the Republican National Committee and Democratic National Committee headquarters on Wednesday. The bureau is also offering a reward of up to $50,000 for information leading to the location, arrest and conviction of the person(s) responsible. If you have any information concerning these incidents, the FBI says to contact a tip line at 1-800-CALL-FBI (1-800-225-5324), or submit tips online at fbi.gov/USCapitol. The pipe bombs were placed amid the backdrop of riots at the U.S. Capitol.
Court Orders Final Forfeiture Of Invictus Obi Okeke’s N235 Million
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Court Orders Final Forfeiture Of Invictus Obi Okeke’s N235 Million

Justice A. M. Liman of the Federal High Court, Ikoyi, Lagos, has ordered the final forfeiture of N235,451,969 traced to the account of a convicted fraudster, Obinwanne Okeke, to the Federal Government of Nigeria. Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Wilson Uwujaren, announced this in a statement on Thursday. Okeke, the Chief Executive Officer of Invictus Group, pleaded guilty to two charges: computer fraud and wire fraud. DAILY POST reported his arrest in August 2019 by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). Okeke, who made it into Forbes Africa’s Under 30 List in 2016, was nabbed for $11 million fraud after an official account belonging to a steel company’s CEO was hacked. The FBI was contacted about the scam by the representatives of Unatrac Holding Lim...
Nigerian Fraud Suspect, Felix Osilama Okpoh, Wanted By FBI For $6 Million Scam Surrenders To EFCC
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Nigerian Fraud Suspect, Felix Osilama Okpoh, Wanted By FBI For $6 Million Scam Surrenders To EFCC

A Nigerian, Felix Osilama Okpoh, who is wanted by the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) for his alleged involvement in a Business Email Compromise (BEC) scheme that defrauded over 70 different businesses in the United States, has turned himself in to Nigeria’s anti-graft agency, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). Mr Okpoh, 31, who allegedly conspired with five others to defraud their American victims of over $6million, was led to the Lagos office of the EFCC by his father, retired Colonel Garuba Okpoh and his mother Justina Okpoh. A spokesperson for the EFCC, Wilson Uwujaren, said the suspect surrendered on September 18 and that investigations into his case had since commenced. Mr Uwujaren quoted Mr Okpoh as saying, during interrogation, that he dec...
We seized 13 luxurious cars and $41 million from Hushpuppi’s hotel – FBI
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We seized 13 luxurious cars and $41 million from Hushpuppi’s hotel – FBI

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has finally spoken on the arrest of notorious Nigerian alleged scammer, Ramoni Igbalode popularly known as Hushppupi. In a video released, the FBI explained 13 luxurious cars valued at $6.8 million, and $41 million in cash were seized from Hushppupi from his hotel base in Dubai. FBI said Hushppupi became a subject of interest from studying his lavish lifestyle on social media. After months of monitoring how he lived lavishly, buying expensive cars, clothes and etc, they started investigating him. They found out his source of income was questionable and started tracking him. They tracked his financial activities through his Instagram email and mobile number until they could nail him for fraud. Watch the video below Already, th...
FBI Reveals How Instagram Posts Led Hushpuppi His Arrest, Says $47.5 Million USD Was Seized From Him
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FBI Reveals How Instagram Posts Led Hushpuppi His Arrest, Says $47.5 Million USD Was Seized From Him

The FBI has revealed how they were able to track down and arrest popular instagram celebrity, Abbas Ramoni Igbalode who is popularly known as Hushpuppi. Hushpuppi was said to be holding over $40 million USD in cash when he was arrested at his Palazo Versace residence in Dubai. There were also luxurious vehicles worth $6.1 million that were confiscated from him. FBI agents revealed that the case of Abbas Hushpuppi was a star case that would help the FBI get its much craved media attention. It was said that the magnitude and method which the crime was executed made it a unique case even though Abbas was using some of the oldest tricks in the book and did nothing exceptionally sophisticated aside from scaling the operations into a very high chain that was able get almost $150 million in ...
FBI commends EFCC over indictment of 6 Nigerians for cyber crime
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FBI commends EFCC over indictment of 6 Nigerians for cyber crime

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), has commended the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission(EFCC) for offering assistance to it in the investigation and prosecution of six Nigerians involved in Business Email Compromise ( BEC) and wire fraud in the U.S. United States Attorney, Joe Kelly and Special FBI Agent, Kristi Johnson, in a release made available to the EFCC, commended the Commission for its “ past and continued assistance in pursuing those that engage in Business Email Compromise and other fraud schemes” Six Nigerians: Richard Izuchukwu Uzuh; Alex Afolabi Ogunshakin; Michael Olorunyomi; Felix Osilama Okpoh, Abiola Ayorinde Kayode and Nnamdi Orson Benson were indicted and sanctioned by the FBI for conducting elaborate fraud schemes involving alleged stealing of mo...
Photos Of A Nigerian Placed On FBI Most Wanted List
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Photos Of A Nigerian Placed On FBI Most Wanted List

Remarks: Kayode is believed to currently reside in Nigeria. Caution: Abiola Ayorinde Kayode is wanted for his 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. Kayode allegedly provided bank accounts to others that were used to receive fraudulent wire transfers. Kayode also allegedly conducted BEC and romance fraud schemes himself. On August 21, 2019, Kayode, along with Alex Afolabi Ogunshakin, Felix Osilama Okpoh, and Nnamdi Orson Benson, was indicted in the United States District Court, District of Nebraska, Omaha, Nebraska, on charges of Conspiracy to Commit Wire Fraud. On August 22, 2019, a federal warrant was issued for his arrest.
Mike Ezuruonye’s Imposter Exposed After He Tried To Scam A White Woman
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Mike Ezuruonye’s Imposter Exposed After He Tried To Scam A White Woman

A man who goes about impersonating Mike Ezuruonye has been exposed after a White woman he tried to scam recorded the video call. Mike Ezuruonye shared a video of the call and called on the Nigerian police, EFCC, FBI, and Interpol to go after the man. In the video, the Caucasian woman is seen telling the Nigerian man that she has divorced her husband and she will give him some money from her divorce settlement. However, she made it clear to him that she's aware that the Mike Ezuruonye profile he's using isn't his. She asked him to promise that he will close down the fake profiles and that he will stop going after women for money. She said if he does, she'll send him money from her divorce settlement and a picture of her divorce papers by Monday. Mike said this is just ...
Mompha slams those tagging the international security agencies on his Instagram page
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Mompha slams those tagging the international security agencies on his Instagram page

Mompha, the Nigerian social media big boy who is known for his luxury lifestyle has lashed out at Nigerians tagging the FBI and Interpol on his Instagram page following unconfirmed report of the arrest of three Dubai-based Nigerian social media big boys, including Hushpuppi. In his post addressed to those he described as "hypocrites and people who never mind their business Bastards", Mompha hurled curses at those who leave "You're next" comments on his posts on the social media platform. He wrote; O Allah, please grant every believing man and woman: Your mercy, Your guidance, Your blessings and Your forgiveness (Amin) JUMMA'AT Mubarak ??!!! Note: For those idiots tagging fbi and interpol on my page and saying you are next na thunder go fire those hand you use in typing by t...
Photo Of Hushpuppi Handcuffed By FBI On His Way To Washington, More Details Of His Arrest
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Photo Of Hushpuppi Handcuffed By FBI On His Way To Washington, More Details Of His Arrest

How Hushpuppi scammed US government of $100 million meant for ventilators for COVID-19 patients Today is just one of those days that Nigerians will frown at fraud, ramble about how fraud is evil. But deep down they've always wished to have Hushpuppi's money, they admire Diezani, Mompha and other fraudsters. You might be wondering why about 60 Interpol and FBI agents stormed Dubai to arrest popular social media sensations, Hushpuppi and Woodberry in their plush hotel at the wee hours of this morning. With the sort of lifestyle the duo flaunt on social media, Nigerians have been wondering the kind of job these two are into, with hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of clothing and accessories being bought by these guys on a daily basis. After the arrest which sent the whole socia...
FBI Officer, Dave Patrick Underwood Killed Near Protest In Oakland
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FBI Officer, Dave Patrick Underwood Killed Near Protest In Oakland

A federal law enforcement officer who was shot and killed while providing security at the U.S. courthouse in Oakland during a protest has been identified. Dave Patrick Underwood, 53, died from gunshot wounds sustained after someone fired shots from an unidentified vehicle Friday night, the FBI said Sunday. Another officer was critically injured in the drive-by shooting outside the Ronald V. Dellums Federal Building. An update on the officer’s condition has not been released. No one has been arrested and a motive for the shooting has not been determined. The FBI, Oakland police and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms were investigating the shooting. The contract security officers worked for the Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Protective Service and were monit...
EFCC Nabs Another FBI Suspect Wanted For $2.5m Internet Fraud
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EFCC Nabs Another FBI Suspect Wanted For $2.5m Internet Fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ilorin Zonal Office has arrested a 38-year-old man, Festus Akinyemi Abiona who was indicted by the Federal Bureau of Investigations, FBI over his alleged involvement in internet fraud. Abiona had been on the wanted list of the Commission for more than eight months over the alleged fraud case, before luck ran out on him and he was finally arrested in his hideout. Operatives of the EFCC smoked him out of his hiding on February 6, 2020 from his beautifully built duplex in Arepo, Ogun State. He had gone into hiding and deliberately refused to step out of his house, when he got wind of the fact that the EFCC was investigating him. For the past five months, he was in hiding for fear of being arrested. In the FBI petition dated 10th...
FBI accuses Prince Andrew of ‘zero co-operation’ in Jeffrey Epstein child sex case
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FBI accuses Prince Andrew of ‘zero co-operation’ in Jeffrey Epstein child sex case

Prince Andrew has failed to help the FBI’s Jeffrey Epstein probe, a top US prosecutor claimed on Monday night. In a bombshell announcement, state attorney Geoffrey Berman accused the Queen’s son of providing "zero co-operation" despite a request for an interview. Two months ago Andrew pledged to "help any appropriate law enforcement agency with their investigations" into Epstein, the paedophile financier who killed himself last year. Speaking on the steps of Epstein’s New York mansion, Mr Berman suggested the prince had rebuffed all attempts by federal prosecutors to interview him over the affair despite a high-profile investigation into Epstein’s "co-conspirators". The revelation threatens to blow open the furore over Andrew’s links to Epstein once again. The 59-year-old has...
Federal agents on a tip off search Lil Wayne’s private jet in Miami for drugs and guns
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Federal agents on a tip off search Lil Wayne’s private jet in Miami for drugs and guns

A private jet owned by US rapper Lil Wayne was a subject of curious interest on Monday, December 23rd to investigators from the FBI, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives and other agencies. Lil Wayne was reportedly a passenger on the plane that flew into Miami. The plane, a Gulfstream G-V capable of accommodating up to 14 passengers was stopped by federal agents for a search for suspected drugs, Miami Herald reported. Miami-Dade police officers were also part of the search team. The jet is being held at Miami-Opa Locka Executive Airport, the newspaper quoting three law enforcement sources said.  It said Federal agents received a tip about drugs possibly being transported. A search warrant was being obtained from a Miami federal judge to inspect the aircraft, the M...
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See the emotional letter Tekashi 6ix9ine wrote to his judge begging for forgiveness six days before his sentencing

Rapper and songwriter, Tekashi 6ix9ine has written an emotional letter to the judge handling his case, begging for forgiveness ahead of his sentencing next week Wednesday. Tekashi, real names Daniel Hernandez, belonged to a gang called the Nine Trey gangsters and the FBI last year arrested Tekashi and some members of his clique after a large scale investigation that spanned five years. The men are being indicted on charges related to racketeering, drug distribution, weapon possession, and conspiracy to commit murder. In his letter directed to the presiding judge of his case, Paul A.Engelmayer, Tekashi claimed to have seen the light, denounced his gang members, admitted he made serious mistakes with his life and was ready to help others not make the mistakes he made if he is forg...
EFCC Arraigns One Of The Wanted FBI Suspects In Ilorin
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EFCC Arraigns One Of The Wanted FBI Suspects In Ilorin

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, #EFCC, Ilorin Zonal Office, on Thursday, September 26, 2019, arraigned a thirty six year old Joesph Oyediran, one of the wanted suspects by the Federal Bureau of Investigations, FBI. Oyediran was arraigned before Justice Mahmood Abdulgafar of a Kwara State High Court sitting in Ilorin, on a five count charge bordering on internet fraud and other fraud related Offences, obtaining money under false pretence among others. Count two of the Charge reads, "That you, Joseph Oyediran (Joe MG, Morris Graves), sometime in May 2015, within the jurisdiction of this honourable Court, with intent to defraud obtained the sum of N1,421,968.00 (One Million, Four Hundred and Twenty One Thousand, Nine Hundred and Sixty Eight Naira) from one Andrea Smith...
Second man arrested over Mac Miller’s death
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Second man arrested over Mac Miller’s death

Another man has been arrested in connection with Mac Miller's fatal overdose. 36-year-old Lake Havasu City resident Ryan Reavis is in custody ... this after the FBI and DEA targeted him over Mac's death. The law enforcement agencies obtained a search warrant for Reavis' home, and what they found led to his arrest. According to investigators, drugs were found -- including prescription-only pills and marijuana. Cops say they also confiscated firearms, including a 9mm pistol and two shotguns, a homemade firearm suppressor and an arsenal of ammo. Perhaps most important ... police found a physician's prescription pad. Reavis was arrested and booked on fraud, drug and gun charges on $50,000 bail. You will recall ... Mac's alleged dealer, Cameron James Pettit, was arrested a few...
FBI Arrests Actor Bolanle Ninalowo’s Brother For $1.5 Million Money Laundering In Chicago
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FBI Arrests Actor Bolanle Ninalowo’s Brother For $1.5 Million Money Laundering In Chicago

40-year-old Kenneth Ganiu Ninalowo, the 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 larger investigation, which included the arrests of over 280 individuals, including 167 in Nigeria, 18 in Turkey and 15 in Ghana. The Department of Justice says arrests were also made in France, Italy, Japan, Kenya, Malaysia, and the United Kingdom. Kenneth Ninalowo is the brother to popular Nollywood ac...
EFCC Lauds Collaboration With FBI
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EFCC Lauds Collaboration With FBI

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, yesterday, said its collaboration with the Federal Bureau for Intelligence, FBI, has paid off, as it has arrested 167 Nigerians for alleged computer-related frauds from August till date. The commission also said that it recovered from the arrested fraudsters the sum of $169,850 and 92million. EFCC Director of Operations, Mr Mohammed Abba, who briefed newsmen at an EFCC/FBI briefing on their joint operation, tagged Operation Rewire in Lagos, said “EFCC/FBI joint operations in Nigeria recorded tremendous successes leading to a number of arrests, seizures and recoveries. The suspected fraudsters arrested in the course of this operation will be persecuted accordingly. “It is instructive to note that, from August 12, 2019 to date, th...
Timi Frank Urges FBI, EFCC, ICPC To Go After Yahoo Politicians
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Timi Frank Urges FBI, EFCC, ICPC To Go After Yahoo Politicians

A political activist and former Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Timi Frank, has called on the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) to prevail on the nation’s anti-corruption agencies to clampdown on politicians he identified as 'Yahoo Yahoo,' most of whom are currently in the present administration. Frank, while commending FBI and other international security agencies said the ‘Yahoo politicians’ in Nigeria are actually responsible for the breeding of internet fraudsters known as 'Yahoo Yahoo boys' in the country. The Bayelsa-born activist cited a situation where a governor, minister or any other government appointee who was nowhere financially before they get into public office suddenly become stupendously affluent after their...
FBI Wanted List: Yahoo boys flee Nigeria to The Gambia, S/Africa, Ghana, Dubai
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FBI Wanted List: Yahoo boys flee Nigeria to The Gambia, S/Africa, Ghana, Dubai

Days after the Economic Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, vowed to fish out Nigerians indicted in the recent United States wire scam, Saturday Sun has learnt that most of the young men with questionable source of living are currently on the run. While many have gone underground, those with the means have fled to some West African nations and even beyond the sub-region to evade arrest. On August 22 , a 252-count federal grand jury indictment charged 77 Nigerians for alleged involvement in a massive conspiracy to steal millions of dollars through a variety of fraud schemes and launder same through a Los Angeles-based money laundering network uncovered by the FBI. The indictment alleges that the defendants and others used various online fraud schemes – including business email comp...
Oyediran Joseph, Wanted By FBI, Arrested In Ilorin – EFCC
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Oyediran Joseph, Wanted By FBI, Arrested In Ilorin – EFCC

The Acting Chairman of the Economic Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Mr Ibrahim Magu says one the most wanted suspect by the Federal Bureau of investigation, Oyediran Joseph, has been arrested in Ilorin, the Kwara State Capital for his roles in internet fraud. Mr Magu disclosed this on Friday in Ilorin on Friday 30th of August 2019 at a press conference to explain the EFCC/FBI Collaboration in the fight against internet fraud and cyber crime . The EFCC Chairman who was represented by Ilorin Zonal Head of the Commission, Mr Isyaku Sharu said the anti-graft body has been supportive to the activities of FBI and every other foreign counterpart whose responsibility is similar or analogous to the Commission. "Three weeks ago, the US authority had written to us for assistance in track...
$11 Million Fraud: Obinwanne Okeke Faces 30 Years In Jail – FBI
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$11 Million Fraud: Obinwanne Okeke Faces 30 Years In Jail – FBI

Obinwanne Okeke, the Nigerian young ‘businessman’ who was recently arrested in the United States for $11 million fraud, could spend up to 30 years in jail if convicted. Mr Okeke was charged with two counts of computer fraud and wire fraud, which carry a maximum 10 and 20 years respectively, PREMIUM TIMES has learnt. Mr Okeke, widely known as Invictus Obi, is being remanded at 401 Courthouse Square, Alexandria, VA 22314, which serves as the district headquarters of the U.S. Marshall Service. His remand order was issued at a preliminary hearing shortly after his arrest. Mr Okeke was arrested on August 6 in Alexandria, Virginia, just moments before he was scheduled to return to Nigeria. He appeared before Michael Nachmanoff, a magistrate with the District Court of Eastern Distr...
Ihedioha Speaks On Relationship With Chika Odionyemma Listed On FBI Fraud List
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Ihedioha Speaks On Relationship With Chika Odionyemma Listed On FBI Fraud List

Imo State Governor, Emeka Ihedioha, has said that his relationship with Chika Odionyemma is based on their common Imo nativity. Mr Odionyemma is one of the 77 Nigerians indicted by the US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) in fraud-related offences. Recall that a picture of Ihedioha and Odionyemma together began spreading on social media over the weekend after the release of the fraud list by the FBI last Thursday. Odionyemma was a member of Ihedioha’s inauguration planning and handover committee. The governor, in a statement on Monday by his new media aide, Izuchukwu Akwarandu, said he attended some of Odionyemma’s public outreaches because they were based on causes that were also dear to his own heart. He said Odionyemma had not been previously known to have a case ...
Festus Keyamo reacts to trending photo of himself and one of the 77 Nigerians arrested by the FBI for online fraud
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Festus Keyamo reacts to trending photo of himself and one of the 77 Nigerians arrested by the FBI for online fraud

Festus Keyamo, the Minister of State for Niger Delta Affairs, has reacted to the trending photo of him posing with Jerry Ikogho (pictured above wearing glasses) who was recently arrested by the United States of America Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) for allegedly committing online fraud. Ikogho was among the 77 Nigerians arrested last week for online fraud. He is number three on the 77-man list. Nigerians trolled Keyamo on Twitter after photos of himself and the Ikogho surfaced online. However, in an interview with The Cable, Keyamo said himself and Ikogho were both born in Ughelli, Delta state, and grew up as friends. According to him, the picture was taken in 2011 at the burial of the father of one of the two other men who appeared in the picture. The senior advocate s...
What Buhari Will Do To Nigerians Involved In Fraud – Presidency
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What Buhari Will Do To Nigerians Involved In Fraud – Presidency

The Nigerian Presidency has finally reacted to the viral report of 80 Nigerians indicted by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, FBI in the US for Fraud. The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Mallam Garba Shehu, told Channels Television on Sunday night that the Administration of President Muhammadu Buhari will work with all nations of the world to fight criminality. “The government will generate and ask for new laws from the National Assembly and there will be new executive orders that will block some of these loopholes that have been exploited by our fellow countrymen to go out there and embarrass and black paint the country”. “Every citizen of this country who travels out of the country is required to obey the laws of their host countries,” “The...
80 Nigerians: ‘All Ethnics Have Their Own Criminals’ – FFK Defend Igbos
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80 Nigerians: ‘All Ethnics Have Their Own Criminals’ – FFK Defend Igbos

Former Aviation Minister, Femi Fani-Kayode has said no one should judge Igbos based on the fact that 77 igbo men engaged in criminal acts in the United State and were arrested by the FBI. According to Fani-Kayode, 'If you insist that all Igbo are criminals because of the names on the list of 80 that the Americans have released, then you must also insist that all Yoruba are criminals based on the list of names that the Saudi Arabians have accused of drug trafficking and are about to kill'. See his full post below; If you insist that we cannot judge the Fulani race based on the genocidal and barbaric actions of the Fulani terrorists and the destructive narrative of the Fulani supremacists then you dare not judge the Igbo race based on the criminal behaviour of 80 Igbos in a fore...
Keyamo Speaks On Relationship With Jerry Ikogho, Fraudster Nabbed By FBI
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Keyamo Speaks On Relationship With Jerry Ikogho, Fraudster Nabbed By FBI

Minister of State for Niger Delta Affairs, Festus Keyamo, has described suspected fraud kingpin, jerry Ikogho, as a brother and friend from a good home, Igbere TV reports. The newly appointed minister said this in an interview with newsmen after pictures of the two men appeared on the Internet. Igbere TV reports that Ikogho is one of the 77 Nigerians charged for massive fraud and money laundering in the United States of America following an extensive FBI operation. The suspects allegedly conspired to scam at least $46 million from victims via romance scams, business email compromises and other online fraud schemes. A grand jury indictment was filed in the Central District of California back in October 2018 and unsealed last week after the arrest of 14 defendants in the US. ...
Oshiomhole Reacts To Arrest Of 80 Nigerians By FBI For Internet Fraud
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Oshiomhole Reacts To Arrest Of 80 Nigerians By FBI For Internet Fraud

The National Chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) Adams Oshiomole has reacted to the arrest of 80 Nigerians by the United States Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) charged and indicted with conspiracy to commit fraud, conspiracy to launder money as well as aggravated identity theft. Several others also face additional fraud and money laundering charges. The APC Chairman reacting via his official twitter account condemned the act adding that the FBI’s steps are commendable and are the more reasons why we need to support our anti-graft agency, the EFCC to fight against these fraudsters that have brought nothing but pains to our loved ones and shame to our country; ”The arrest of these 80 Nigerians by the FBI is commendable and their fraudulent activities hig...
Finally, Obi ‘Invictus’ Okeke appoints Nigerian lawyer, John Iweanoje as legal representative
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Finally, Obi ‘Invictus’ Okeke appoints Nigerian lawyer, John Iweanoje as legal representative

Obinwanne 'Invictus' Okeke, the Nigerian charged by the FBI for various acts of cyber scam, has appointedJohn Iweanoje, as his lawyer.   Iweanoje takes over from Rahul Sharma, a public defender hired by a United States judge to stand as counsel to Okeke. The accused had failed to appear with a lawyer during his initial court appearance on August 9. Iweanoje indicated that he was stepping in to defend the Abuja-based businessman later the same day.   Okeke did not put in a plea when he made his first court entry. The accused, who would stand trial in Norfolk Virginia, is expected to remain in custody until a trial date is fixed. “Since he was arrested on a criminal complaint, it means he could be held in custody pending trial. The jury will decide whether to return in...
Invictus Obi snitched out his entire cartel to the FBI. – Nigerians react as FBI arrest 80 new fraud suspects
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Invictus Obi snitched out his entire cartel to the FBI. – Nigerians react as FBI arrest 80 new fraud suspects

Barely a week after CEO of Invictus Group, Obinwanne Okeke was arrested by America's Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) over a $12 million (N4.3bn) fraud, the agency has arrested 80 more Nigerians. Social media is now accusing Invictus Obi of snitching to the feds which led to the arrest of more 'fraudulent' Nigerians in the United States. Invictus Obi after calling out names of the 80 Nigerians. pic.twitter.com/MoBXf4fv0D — Anon (@iKRIELY) August 22, 2019 So Invictus Obi snitched on 80 Nigerians . Oh lord ?? can you make it 81,, I want to see uncle Chukwudi's name... Last time he said I'd hear from him "soon" was 4yrs ago.. pic.twitter.com/HCc8mImssn — Broke-but debt free? (@Floyd__Solomon) August 23, 2019 Invictus Obi gets arrested and next thing the FBI releases ...
Full list of 77 Nigerians arrested by the FBI for cyber fraud
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Full list of 77 Nigerians arrested by the FBI for cyber fraud

An update served on the arrest, revealed that 77 of the arrested suspects are Nigerians. They were accused of conspiring with federal and state agents to perpetrate the crime. Asides being involved in schemes that resulted in the transfer of at least $6 million which was obtained fraudulently, the suspects were also allegedly involved in the attempted theft of at least an additional $40 million. US attorney, Nick Hanna said the suspects handed a total of 252 count charges bordering on “conspiracy to defraud, conspiracy to commit money laundering, aggravated identity theft”, had nicknames such as “Thank You Jesus”, “Son of God”, American Man”, God is God”, “He is Risen”. Watch video below... https://www.instagram.com/p/B1f4ouHJ4qM/?igshid=qydweotjxbd8
FBI Arrests Many Nigerian Fraudsters In US
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FBI Arrests Many Nigerian Fraudsters In US

Those individuals are often members of transnational criminal organizations, which originated in Nigeria but have spread throughout the world. Fraudsters can rob people of their life’s savings in a matter of minutes’ the Federal Bureau of Investigation has said. The FBI in a statement in the investigation led by the FBI and the assistance of the IRS Criminal Investigation, Gloria Okolie and Paul Aisosa, both Nigerian nationals residing in Dallas, Texas, were charged in an indictment filed on June 6 in the Southern District of Georgia. Also, the FBI has arrested the Chief Executive Officer of Invictus Group, Obinwanne Okeke, for conspiracy to commit computer fraud. Okeke, who made it into Forbes ‘Africa’s 30 Under 30 List in 2016’, was arrested by the FBI over $11 million wire frau...
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Nigerians Drag Forbes, Atiku, Others For Promoting Invictus Obi

Nigerians have dragged Forbes and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar over, serial entrepreneur Obinwanne Okeke who was arrested by the US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) over conspiracy to commit fraud of over $12 million. Forbes had in 2016 listed the 31-year-old as one of “30 Entrepreneurs Under 30 to Watch”. In July, 2014, Atiku Abubakar listed Invictus Obi as one of the largest private employer in the country. The founder of Invictus Group was also named among 100 Most Influential Young Africans 2018. The FBI has not pressed charges against Okeke, however, news of his arrest filtered in late Friday. Nigerians on Twitter have taken swipes at Forbes and others, saying the financial magazine should have investigated the sourc...
FBI Investigating R. Kelly For Allegedly Booking Underage Victim’s Flight
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FBI Investigating R. Kelly For Allegedly Booking Underage Victim’s Flight

One of R. Kelly’s alleged victims, Azriel Clary, claimed on Surviving R. Kelly that she was flown out from California to Orlando on May 25, 2015 when she was just 17. TMZ now reports that the FBIis reportedly looking into whether or not R. Kelly booked those flights. R. Kelly allegedly flew her out intending to have sex when she was still underage, meaning he would be violating the Mann Act in transporting a minor across state lines for sex. A source close to Azriel’s family said that the flights weren’t booked by R. Kelly himself, but a woman who was working for him at the time. However, sources close to R. Kelly claim that he doesn’t believe he was in the wrong because he had a signed note from Azriel Clary’s mother Alice, which he says gave Kelly’s assistant consent to care ...
Trump’s Former Top Adviser Roger Stone Arrested By FBI In Robert Mueller Russia Probe
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Trump’s Former Top Adviser Roger Stone Arrested By FBI In Robert Mueller Russia Probe

Roger Stone, a longtime political adviser to Donald Trump, has been arrested by the FBI as part of the Russia probe and charged with seven counts. Roger Stone was arrested as law enforcement raided his house just after 6am in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. He was then indicted on seven counts, including one count of obstruction of an official proceeding, five counts of false statements, and one count of witness tampering. Stone will appear in court later today. Robert Mueller, who is investigating Russia’s interference in the 2016 US election and any ties to the Trump campaign, orchestrated the arrest. Mueller’s indictment states that during 2016 Stone spoke to senior Trump campaign officials about Wikileaks 'and information it might have had that would be damaging to the Clinton ca...
Monica Lewinsky breaks down in tears and reveals she was suicidal when FBI told her she will be a Clinton informant
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Monica Lewinsky breaks down in tears and reveals she was suicidal when FBI told her she will be a Clinton informant

For the first time, Monica Lewinsky has spoken in detail about her affair with then President Bill Clinton which lasted 2 years. Monica, who was a White House intern at the time Clinton was president, is speaking about the fear she felt when she was told that she would have to cooperate with the FBI on their investigation of Bill Clinton, or face time in prison. Speaking in a preview for the upcoming A&E docuseries The Clinton Affair, Monica said: In order to cooperate and avoid charges and I would have to make monitored phone calls which they would listen in to and record and I might have to wear a wire and go see people in person. Lewinsky said she was so overwhelmed by this that she began to think of committing suicide a few hours later. She broke down in tears as she re...
FBI Arrested Man Who Mailed Bombs To Obama, Clinton And CNN, Faces 45years (Pics)
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FBI Arrested Man Who Mailed Bombs To Obama, Clinton And CNN, Faces 45years (Pics)

A single fingerprint helped the FBI crack the mail bombing spree targeting critics of President Donald Trump and identify a suspect, officials have revealed. Cesar Altier Sayoc, 56, was taken into custody on Friday morning in Plantation, Florida in connection with the 14 suspicious packages that have been discovered this week. FBI officers escort Sayoc into a waiting SUV at FBI headquarters after arresting him in Miramar, Florida on Friday. FBI and local police are seen at the last registered home address of Sayoc in Aventura, Florida. Cesar Sayoc's van is seen in Boca Raton, Florida on October 18, 2018 in this picture obtained from social media. A number of hats with the American flag, the University of North Carolina logo and Trump's Make America Great Again ...
Facebook To Educate Users On Protection Of Accounts
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Facebook To Educate Users On Protection Of Accounts

Mr Guy Rosen, the Vice President, Product Management, Facebook says the company will educate Facebook users on ways to protect their accounts. Rosen said in a statement that in the coming days, Facebook would send customised messages to the 30 million people affected by security breach to explain the how to know the information the attackers might have accessed. Facebook ”Facebook will also send customised messages on steps they can take to help protect themselves, including from suspicious emails, text messages or calls,” he said. According to him, people can check whether they were affected by visiting Facebook’s Help Center. ”We have been working around the clock to investigate the security issue we discovered and fixed two weeks ago. ”This is to help people understand what...
34 Nigerian Yahoo Boys Arrested In The US
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34 Nigerian Yahoo Boys Arrested In The US

At least 34 Nigerians have been arrested by U.S. Federal authorities for allegedly defrauding businesses and U.S. citizens of several millions of dollars. The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) said the fraud was a significant coordinated effort to disrupt Business Email Compromise (BEC) schemes that were designed to intercept and hijack wire transfers from businesses and individuals, including many senior citizens. “Foreign citizens perpetrate many BEC scams. Those individuals are often members of transnational criminal organisations, which originated in Nigeria but have spread throughout the world,” FBI said. ‘Operation Wire Wire’, a coordinated law enforcement effort by the U.S. Department of Justice, U.S. Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Department of the Treasury and ...
U.S Embassy In Cambodia Fires 32 Staff After Allegedly Caught Sharing Pornography
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U.S Embassy In Cambodia Fires 32 Staff After Allegedly Caught Sharing Pornography

The U.S. embassy in Cambodia has fired 32 people after they were allegedly caught sharing pornographic material in a non-official chat group, several sources familiar with the matter said on Friday. Four sources told Reuters that pornographic videos and photographs, including some featuring people under the age of 18, were shared in a Facebook Messenger chat group. Some of the images were seen by the wife of an embassy worker who reported the incident to an official at the embassy. The matter was then forwarded to the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), the sources said. “They had their identification cards taken and some of their phones checked,” a former U.S. embassy staff member told Reuters on condition of anonymity. He said the 32 embassy workers included Cambodians and Cambod...
Yoruba Men Should Be Added To The List Of Natural Disasters In Nigeria – Disgruntled Lady Rants
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Yoruba Men Should Be Added To The List Of Natural Disasters In Nigeria – Disgruntled Lady Rants

A Twitter user has called on concerned people to ensure that Yoruba men are added to the list of natural disasters like earthquake, hurricane and the likes. This is all because of the what a Yoruba guy based in Canada put her friend through. Read the account below. ”Yoruba men should be added to the list of natural disasters we have in Nigeria! So ma girl met this dude on IG sometime last year ending I guess, Yoruba but based in Canada. She wasn’t so into him and all but he was on her case, mans was “in love”. When she told me how old he was I was like hol’up hol’up… What Yoruba dude, this fine and established is ever single at 37… These dudes start getting married when they discover one strand of pubic hair down south. She goes… “He’s legit, he got a daughter though but the...
FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe Sacked
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FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe Sacked

Few days after the sack of U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson by President Donald Trump, FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe has been suspended for lying to investigators reviewing the bureau’s probe of Hillary Clinton’s email server. The sack made possible by the Justice Department, dealt a big blow to McCabe, as his firing came just days before his retirement and a guarantee of lifetime pension. Pursuant to Department Order 1202, and based on the report of the Inspector General, the findings of the FBI Office of Professional Responsibility, and the recommendation of the Department’s senior career official, I have terminated the employment of Andrew McCabe effective immediately,” Attorney General Jeff Sessions said in a statement. “After an extensive and fair investigation and accordi...
Donald Trump Seeks Answers On Disturbed Florida School Shooter
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Donald Trump Seeks Answers On Disturbed Florida School Shooter

President Donald Trump demanded to know Thursday how a “disturbed” former student with an obsession with firearms slipped through the net to sow carnage at a Florida high school, killing at least 17 people in the latest gun massacre to rock the nation. The 19-year-old suspect Nikolas Cruz has been charged with 17 counts of premeditated murder over Wednesday’s deadly rampage at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, America’s worst school shooting since the Sandy Hook massacre left 20 children and six teachers dead in 2012. After a night of questioning in police custody, the young man was reportedly transferred to a local Florida jail early on Thursday, with police to brief the media at 1515 GMT. Trump ordered flags to fly at half-staff and was to deliver a televised add...