To guard against the spate of internet scammers and criminals, the Forum of Spokespersons of Security and Response Agencies (FOSSRA) has advised the public to beware of swindlers that often use fake identities with offers of employment and counterfeit business opportunities in exchange for money and for other criminal activities.

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Friday, November 28,  2014, secured the conviction of a top prison officer as Justice J.J Majebi of the Kogi State High Court, Okene, convicted and sentenced Joseph Friday Idachaba, Deputy Controller of Prisons, to seven years imprisonment for offences bordering on obtaining money by false pretence.

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Friday, November 28,  2014, secured the conviction of a top prison officer as Justice J.J Majebi of the Kogi State High Court, Okene, convicted and sentenced Joseph Friday Idachaba, Deputy Controller of Prisons, to seven years imprisonment for offences bordering on obtaining money by false pretence.

Justice A. Onyetenu of the Federal High Court, Port Harcourt, on Thursday 26 November, 2014 convicted and sentenced one Godfrey Obioha to a four-year jail term without an option of fine. The court also ordered the forfeiture of a Mercedes Benz  truck with registration number: AG 601 ABA, to the Federal Government.

Justice A. Onyetenu of the Federal High Court, Port Harcourt, on Thursday 26 November, 2014 convicted and sentenced one Godfrey Obioha to a four-year jail term without an option of fine. The court also ordered the forfeiture of a Mercedes Benz  truck with registration number: AG 601 ABA, to the Federal Government.

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, today November 27, 2014 arraigned the Chairman of Kauru Local Government Area, Kaduna State, Usman Shehu Ibrahim, his deputy, Paul Yerima and Timothy Chindo, Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in the council, before Justice Tukur Mu'azu of the State High Court on a three count charge for offences bordering on Conspiracy and Criminal Breach of Trust.

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Wednesday November 26, 2014 arraigned fifteen suspected oil thieves before Justice Mohammed Abubakar of the Federal High Court, Warri, Delta State, for alleged illegal dealing in petroleum products.

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Wednesday November 26, 2014 arraigned a 77- year- old woman, Alhaja Mulikat Shonekan and two others:  Martins Ogiogwa, 40 and Mujekanm Petroleum Nigeria Company Limited, before Justice Oluwatoyin Ipaye of Lagos State High Court, Ikeja on a 5-count - charge bordering on conspiracy to obtain money under false pretence and issuance of dud cheque.

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Wednesday November 26, 2014 arraigned a 77- year- old woman, Alhaja Mulikat Shonekan and two others:  Martins Ogiogwa, 40 and Mujekanm Petroleum Nigeria Company Limited, before Justice Oluwatoyin Ipaye of Lagos State High Court, Ikeja on a 5-count - charge bordering on conspiracy to obtain money under false pretence and issuance of dud cheque.

The Chairman of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibrahim Lamorde has reiterated the resolve of the Commission to partner with the civil society in the fight against economic and financial crimes in the country.