For swindling a 75-year –old woman of 200,000 Euros in a romance scam, a 31-year-old confidence trickster, Adio Opeyemi Michael, an indigene of  Owu Local Government Area of Ogun state, has been arrested by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission EFCC.

Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, have arrested a syndicate of scammers for attempting to defraud Enterprise Bank Plc. Ola Lawal, Olumide Kayode and Abass Adekunle were arrested following a botched attempt to compromise the bank’s system and steal depositors’ funds using an electronic device known as Keelog Key Grabber.

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission EFCC, on Thursday August 28,  2014, re-arraigned Adedamola Ogungbayibi, Olaniran Olabode, Suraju Gasali, Moses Emmanuel, Wilson Bonsi, Padoun Kayode Jacob, Okparaodi Omaka Uche and Onyeogo Happy before Justice O.E. Abang of a Federal High Court sitting in Lagos on  a 5-count charge bordering on conspiracy and illegal dealing in petroleum product.

The arraignment of Kebbi State Accountant-General, Alhaji Mohammed Arzika Dakingari and Muza Yusuf, Managing Director, Beal Construction Nigeria Limited by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, before Justice Sabiu Bala of Kebbi State High Court, Birnin-Kebbi scheduled for Thursday, August 28, 2014 could not go on after all.

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Monday August 25, 2014, arraigned Salau Adegoke (a.k.a Sharon Deras), Kazeem Lekan (a.k.a Williams Peter), Falade Opeyemi (a.k.a Brandon Harris) and Ewugbemi Olushola before Justice G.A Safari of a Lagos High Court sitting in  Ikeja, on separate charges bordering on possession of fraudulent documents.

A suspected fraudster that impersonated Barrister Wilson Amarachi, Secretary to Minister of Finance and Co-ordinating Minister of the Economy, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has been arrested by operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC.

Two bankers, Rowland Alozie, Segun Osho and their accomplice, Abass Kolawole have been arrested by operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC  for alleged  conspiracy and  fraudulent conversion of Rivers State Board of Internal Revenue Cheque for nine million, five hundred and fifty-four thousand, two hundred and eighty six naira, (N9554,286, 00).

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC has arrested one Akinpelumi Akinrotimi (aka Davis Samuel) in an alleged case of conspiracy and obtaining money under false pretence.

The attention of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has been drawn to a press release posted on the Commission’s website on August 12, 2014 in which the photograph of one Mr. Mansur Danlami of the First Bank of Nigeria Plc Hadejia Branch, Jigawa State, was published as a suspect in the N661million Union Bank Fraud case.

As the nation grapple with terrorism and violent crimes, staff of the Infrastructure Concession Regulatory Commission, ICRC, have been advised to be vigilant and security conscious at all times. The advice was the high point of presentations at a security awareness lecture organised for the Commission and its staff by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC.