EFCC arrest seven for Bitcoin fraud in Port Harcourt

Seven suspected internet fraudsters were on Thursday arrested by operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Port Harcourt Zonal for bitcoin scam. EFCC spokesman, Tony Orilade, in a statement on... Read more »

How to report a hacked Facebook account – EFCC

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has issued a notice to the public on how to report a hacked Facebook account. This is part of the effort of the anti-graft agency... Read more »

16 year old Yahoo Boy, 28 Others Arrested For Internet Fraud In Owerri

Operatives of the EFCC, on Friday, December 13, 2019, arrested 29 suspected internet fraudsters, better known as Yahoo Yahoo Boys in three different locations in Owerri, the Imo State capital. The haul... Read more »

EFCC seizes Allen Onyema’s Passport

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has seized the passports of airline magnate Mr. Allen Onyema pending investigation into his indictment for alleged $44.9 million wire deals and money laundering in the United... Read more »

Nigerians in Shock as EFCC drops corruption charges against Diezani

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has dropped the corruption charges against Allison Madueke Diezani, former Minister of Petroleum, Ben Otti, Stanley Lawson, Nnamdi Okonkwo, Lanre Adesanya and Dauda Lawal, who... Read more »

We Will Get You Anywhere You Are – EFCC Boss Magu Tells Nigerian Looters Who Fled Abroad

The Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has sent a message to Nigerian officials who stole from the country’s coffers that anywhere they are in the world, the law... Read more »

EFCC Calls For Petitions Against Hushpuppi, Investor BJ, Baddyosha, Others

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission says it will need a petition in order to commence a probe against social media celebrities such as Ray Hushpuppi, Investor BJ, Baddy Osha, Opa6, Bayo... Read more »

EFCC nabs 16 Kwara LG bosses over N4bn scam

The Kwara zonal office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arrested 16 local government chairmen for allegedly misappropriating a N4 billion loan. The LG chairmen are also being accused... Read more »

EFCC: We arrested over 200 ‘Internet fraudsters’ in October alone

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission said it recorded no fewer than 200 arrests of Internet fraud suspects, popularly known as ‘Yahoo Boys,’ in October alone. The Acting Chairman of the commission,... Read more »

Internet fraud: How Mompha, associate laundered N33 billion – EFCC

The acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has given an update on the arrest of popular internet celebrity, Ismaila Mustapha also known as Mompha alongside his Lebanese associate,... Read more »