Tag: Fraud

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July 19, 2012

Lamido Sanusi indicted for fraud and forgery

by Adeniyi Abdul It would seem the latest person to be trapped in the ever increasing net of prominent public ...

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June 27, 2012

Taking 419 to the big leagues: firms offer up to $10 million discounts on Nigerian oil

by Tolu Orekoya Nigerian scammers have spread their wings and graduated to the big leagues, invading the oil sector. In ...

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June 15, 2012

Opinion: The local and global franchising of 419 Nigerian churches

by Lawrence Chinedu Nwobu To say that Nigeria is a 419 republic would be an understatement.  Practically everywhere you look ...

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April 27, 2012

Report: Nigeria records second highest number of fraud cases in Africa in 2011

by Seyi Lawal The African country with the most reported fraud cases was South Africa at 35 percent while Nigeria had ...

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March 9, 2012

752 bank accounts: Nigerian pair convicted of ‘bewildering’ fraud in the UK

by Lekan Olanrewaju Two Nigerians living in the UK have been convicted of fraud, involving the operation of a mammoth 752 ...

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February 24, 2012

“Girl Power!” ? Nigerian scammers conned by Australian female fraudster

     Summary of the news from Death+Taxes. When a Nigerian-based scamming group hired Australian conwoman Sarah Jane Cochrane-Ramsey as ...

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