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EFCC arrests female suspect on FBI list in Edo State

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has confirmed that its collaboration with the Federal Bureau of Investigation has led to the arrest of a female suspect cyber fraudster in Edo State.   EFCC said the female suspect (names withheld) worked in collaboration with foreign counterpart in dark web. Head of Benin Zonal Office Muhtar Bello, said the female suspect was involved …

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Internet Fraud: $314,000, N373m recovered through EFCC-FBI collaboration – Ibrahim Magu

Ibrahim Magu, the acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has disclosed that the collaboration between the Commission and the Federal Bureau of Investigations, FBI, has led to the recovery of the sums of $314,000 (Three Hundred and Fourteen Thousand US Dollars) and about N373,000,000 (Three Hundred and Seventy-three Million Naira) from perpetrators of computer-related frauds.   Magu said …

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Union Bank claims ownership of $2.8M confiscated at Enugu Airport by EFCC

In what may turn out to be a case of rushing to the media by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) before carrying out proper investigation, the Management of Union Bank Plc has reacted to the arrest of two men by the Commission at the Enugu Airport stating that it was a legitimate and routine operation consistent with banking.

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Money Laundering: EFCC Investigates Fayose’s Wife

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has begun the investigation of Ekiti state governor, Ayo Fayose, his wife Feyisetan Fayose, and his top aides including Lere Olayinka, spokesperson to the governor; Toyin Ojo, the state’s commissioner for finance; Oluyemisi Owolabi, the state’s accountant general.

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