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  • NIGERIAN MAN SENTENCED TO 12 YEARS IN PRISON IN CAPE TOWN FOR CONDUCTING ONLINE DATING SCAM AND MAKING R 1.2M.

    The 31-year-old Nigerian citizen Ndubusi Ifediora has agreed to a plea and sentence agreement in a Bellville Specialised Commercial Crime Court for utilizing an online dating website to con two females and making R 1.2m in return....

    • Posted October 18, 2016
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  • Dollar scarcity: Banks suspend ATM card usage abroad

    Deposit Money Banks have begun suspending their Automated Teller Machine cards (debit and credit) from working overseas as dollar scarcity continues to hit the economy badly. Stanbic IBTC Bank, Standard Chartered Bank Nigeria and Guaranty Trust Bank...

    • Posted October 17, 2016
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  • Nigerian Man & 6 US Citizens Sentenced To Prison For Online Fraud

    Six U.S. citizens and a Nigerian national were sentenced Tuesday to federal prison for their roles in online fraud schemes that distributed more than $40 million in counterfeit checks using “mystery shopper” websites and work-from-home scams. The...

    • Posted September 24, 2016
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  • 41 Nigerians Deported From The US

    The United States of America (USA) has deported 41 Nigerians for the breach of various laws ranging from drugs, police and immigration offences in the country. Nine of the deportees were sent back to Nigeria for drug-related...

    • Posted June 17, 2016
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  • David Cameron Calls Nigeria Corrupt, and Its President Agrees

    LONDON — It was a bracingly honest assessment, but the timing could not have been more embarrassing: Britain’s prime minister, David Cameron, was overheard telling Queen Elizabeth II that Afghanistan and Nigeria were “fantastically corrupt countries,” and...

    • Posted May 19, 2016
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  • 300,000 Nigerians currently living in US

    The outgoing Deputy Consul-General of the United States in Lagos, Ms Dehab Ghebreab, on Monday said that about300,000 Nigerians were currently living in different parts of the U.S. Ghebreab, who told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN)...

    • Posted April 19, 2016
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  • Nigerian Dallas Doctor Sentenced For Operating ‘Pill Mill’

    DALLAS (AP) – A federal judge has sentenced the operator of a North Texas “pill mill” that conspired to illegally distribute prescription drugs to a lengthy prison term. Dr. Theodore Okechuku, an anesthesiologist, was sentenced Wednesday to...

    • Posted March 31, 2016
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  • In Baltimore, Nigerian Man Kills Wife, Self Over Tax Refund Fraud

    A Nigerian man, Jeremiah Sodiq Igomigoh has reportedly killed his estranged wife and himself in Baltimore, Maryland, USA, over issues bordering on tax refund fraud. According to a police report, Jeremiah Igomigoh, 49, a former correctional officer...

    • Posted February 20, 2016
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  • 28-yr old Nigerian who allegedly scammed U.S. firms of $600,000 faces 30 years in jail

    A Nigerian living in the United States on a student visa faces federal wire fraud charges in connection with a sophisticated email phishing scam targeting businesses, according to dallasnews.com. Amechi Colvis Amuegbunam, 28, from Lagos, was arrested...

    • Posted January 4, 2016
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  • Why Are Nigerians Flocking to Work in Texas Prisons?

    John Okperuvwe flew from Lagos, Nigeria, to Boston in September 2008 after winning a visa through a lottery run by the US State Department. He spent three days in Boston with a friend, and then moved to...

    • Posted October 17, 2015
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