The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has uncovered how a jailed fraudster masterminded an internet scam worth $100 million from prison.
The suspected fraudster is Hope Olusegun Aroke, a convicted internet scammer who is currently serving 24 years jail term.
The Lagos Zonal office of the commission said on Monday that it uncovered that Aroke a convicted internet fraudster currently serving a 24 years jail term was still in active communication with other high valued targets.
The EFCC, in a statement, said the high valued targets were currently being investigated by the Commission for various offences relating to computer fraud and money laundering.
“Investigation revealed that he masterminded the commission of internet scam worth over $100,000,000 (One hundred Million Dollars) whilst serving his jail term,” the EFCC said.
Nigerian Man In Tears As Girlfriend Of Five Years Sets To Marry Abroad Returnee
A Nigerian man recently had his heart shattered into pieces, after his girlfriend of 5 years ditched him and is now set to marry an abroad returnee.
According to a Twitter user, @Buchi_smallzy who narrated the story, the lady told his heartbroken friend that her wedding has been scheduled to hold on the 29th of December.
The shattered man is said to have taken up his office leave in order to travel out of the country because to suppress the burden of the situation.
Buchi said the lady claimed she took the decision due to parental pressure.
He tweeted: “My Guy is fucked up! His babe for 5years is getting married to one foolish IJGB come December 29th and she just told him Yesterday and Man was crying telling me on the Phone! He taking up his leave and travelling out for 1month because he can’t stand it! I did the Link up
I had to Whatapp her Yesterday and she invited me to the wedding and I was so close to insulting her using words like “She loves him but Family pressure”!! My guy is comfortable and the relest guy I know and it hurts me to see him cry to a girl I toasted for him back then!!”
Suspected Ritualist Disguised As Mad Man Caught In Delta [PHOTO]
A suspected ritualist who is said to have disguised as a mad man, has been nabbed.
The man was reportedly apprehended at the popular Otokutu Bridge in Ughelli South council area of Delta state on Thursday evening December 12th.
Local reports show that the suspect was allegedly found with a human skull, different types of phones and other items.
Members of a local vigilante group trailed the suspect to his hideout located under the bridge after they spotted him receiving phone calls like a normal person.
However, the ‘madman’ reportedly threw one of the phones into the river on noticing that local security team had discovered his antics.
The vigilante members pounced on him, beat him severely and then handed him over to the police.
Woman, 21, Stabs Husband To Death For Stopping Her From Leaving Their Marriage
Mercy Wanjiru has been arrested by the Kenyan police for allegedly stabbing her husband Kevin Kuria, to death for trying to stop her from leaving their marriage.
The incident occurred in Nakuru on Thursday December 12, after Mercy packed her belongings and tried leaving their apartment following frequent domestic disputes.
Eyewitnesses said Mercy who stabbed her husband in the chest was heard saying that she was defending herself after he tried to stab her.
Nyumba Kumi Chairperson Daniel Thiong’o said: “She had her suitcase already packed but the man would not allow her to leave.
“When I was called to intervene, I found the man lying helpless on the floor with blood oozing from his chest.”
It was further gathered that the murder suspect kept making phone calls to neighbours and friends for help to take her husband to the hospital.
Corpse of the deceased has been moved to Nakuru Level Five hospital mortuary while Mercy is currently being held at Nakuru Central Police Station.
Nakuru County Police Commander Stephen Matu said, “Investigations are ongoing, the suspect will be presented in court on Friday.”