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SHAME: Two NIGERIANS, Emmanuel Mmaduike, Olawale Kashimawo JAILED for £1Million Cyber FRAUD and Money laundering in United Kingdom *Suspects hired Helicopters, drive Flashy vehicles, posted pictures of cash, costly watches and consuming champagne on social media *Runs SCAM from South-east London after acquiring hundreds of enterprise email addresses and passwords been used to divert funds away from official firms to themselves * Mmaduike jailed SIX years and 10 months after he admitted money laundering and fraud. His accomplice, Kashimawo jailed for SIX years and nine months after admitting to two counts of conspiracy to commit money laundering BY NNENA UGOCHUKWU, CRIME CORRESPONDENT, LONDON & GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU, AMERICAN FOREIGN BUREAU CHIEF

SHAME: Two NIGERIANS, Emmanuel Mmaduike, Olawale Kashimawo JAILED for £1Million Cyber FRAUD and Money laundering in United Kingdom *Suspects hired Helicopters, drive Flashy vehicles, posted pictures of cash, costly watches and consuming champagne...

FUN GOES SOUR INSIDE NIGHT CLUB! NIGERIA’S Anti-Graft Agency, EFCC Bust CLUB57 in Lagos…Handcuff 12 Yahoo Yahoo Boys spraying money, Popping Champagne on Girls * Round-up Cyber criminals on Intelligence Report * 10 exotic cars recovered during the raid, few others escape from scene * ‘The Arrested suspects are Internet Fraudsters in Ikoyi area of Lagos’-EFCC BY CHUKS ILEKA/ENTERTAINMENT WRITER, LAGOS

FUN GOES SOUR INSIDE NIGHT CLUB! NIGERIA’S Anti-Graft Agency, EFCC Bust CLUB57 in Lagos…Handcuff 12 Yahoo Yahoo Boys spraying money, Popping Champagne on Girls * Round-up Cyber criminals on Intelligence Report * 10 exotic cars...

SHOCKING & SHAMEFUL: TWO NIGERIANS Falsely Claiming to be Sudanese Asylum Seekers Dupe U.S. Govt to the tune of $4 million tax refund in Tax Scam…Arrested in Dallas, Texas *STEALS Medical patient forms, personal documents to file FAKE tax returns for refunds and obtain credit cards * ’36-year-old Ibrahim Alu and 40-year-old George Ismail were sentenced Friday in Austin for their roles in an identity theft ring’-Investigators * ‘We are GUILTY, we really commit crimes of Fraud and Identity Theft’-Nigerian suspects * Alu sentenced to eight years in prison, Ismail received seven years jail term, to repay over $1.3 million BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/FOREIGN BUREAU CHIEF, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

SHOCKING & SHAMEFUL: TWO NIGERIANS Falsely Claiming to be Sudanese Asylum Seekers Dupe U.S. Govt to the tune of $4 million tax refund in Tax Scam…Arrested in Dallas, Texas *STEALS Medical patient forms, personal documents to file...

REAPING WHAT HE SOWS IN UNITED KINGDOM: NIGERIAN Pipe Engineering Graduate, KUFRE UWEM Sentenced to SEVEN YEARS in Prison for Raping a British Teenager in Scotland…Convicted of intent to rape a second woman in her flat *34-Year-old twicely married Nigerian in JAIL after 3 months of Lavish Wedding * Court Records: ‘Uwem, of 6 Waterton Lawn, Stoneywood, Aberdeen, who was a sub-sea project engineer, detained the woman against her will in his flat and then removed her clothing and raped her’ * ‘RAPE had a monumental impact on my life’-Victim one impact statement * ‘I was Attacked in my own home. Uwem restrained me, removed my lower clothing with intent to RAPE Me’-Second Victim narrate in tears *“This was a course of violent and predatory sexual offending, notwithstanding the four years between the two offences. We heard that Uwem’s first victim was a first-year student who Uwem met by chance and invited her to his flat. Once there he raped her. The consequences are truly catastrophic for you”-Judge Lord Arthurson, High Court in Glasgow BY BRAINT CHINEDU/CRIME & INVESTIGATIVE REPORTER, GLASGOW

REAPING WHAT HE SOWS IN UNITED KINGDOM: NIGERIAN Pipe Engineering Graduate, KUFRE UWEM Sentenced to SEVEN YEARS in Prison for Raping a British Teenager in Scotland…Convicted of intent to rape a second woman in her flat *34-Year-old twicely...

BUSTED: ‘NIGERIAN Man, SAMSON OTUEDON Apprehended, Caught with FAKE $400,000 counterfeit bills’-Nigeria’s Anti-graft agency, EFCC ….Suspect confessed: ‘I operate a Syndicate group that used fake dollar bills to scam unsuspecting clients’ * Investigators launched into Otuedon’s activities in Nasarawa, Nigeria’s north central state after it received reports the group was producing fake dollar bills * “Those conversant with currency trading in Nigeria know that most legal and illegal bureau de change operators come from the north”-Wilson Uwujaren, spokesman for Economic and Financial Crimes Commission * “$100 bill is the most frequently counterfeited denomination of United States currency outside the United States due to its broad circulation overseas”-United States official BY KEN EGBAGU/ANTI-GRAFT REPORTER, ABUJA

BUSTED: ‘NIGERIAN Man, SAMSON OTUEDON Apprehended, Caught with FAKE $400,000 counterfeit bills’-Nigeria’s Anti-graft agency, EFCC ….Suspect confessed: ‘I operate a Syndicate group that used fake dollar bills to...

END OF THE ROAD: Hardened Gunmen Raid Vaults of Banks in daylight Robbery…Attack Police Station in Kwara state *17 people Killed including EIGHT police officers shot dead at the station * Three other died at Offa’s general hospital *Flee scene in their convoy with an undisclosed haul of cash * ‘We are offering 5 million Nigerian naira cash for information leading to the arrest of the culprits’-Kwara State Gov. Abdulfatah Ahmed * ‘SEVEN people had been arrested so far for their suspected involvement in the attack’-Kwara State Police spokesman Ajayi Okasanmi Jeffrey *’Incident was savage attack on unsuspecting citizens and establishments. No stone will be left unturned until the perpetrators are caught”-Senate President, Bukola Saraki BY DAYO ELEMODE/REPORTER, KWARA STATE

END OF THE ROAD: Hardened Gunmen Raid Vaults of Banks in daylight Robbery…Attack Police Station in Kwara state *17 people Killed including EIGHT police officers shot dead at the station * Three other died at Offa’s general hospital *Flee...

IPOB ALLEGED MASSACRE IN OPERATION PYTHON DANCE: ‘WE Will Investigate NIGERIAN ARMY for September 2017 invasion of a community in Abia State’-International Criminal Court …Vows: ‘We want to know what happens to Igbos during the military occupation of Afara Ukwu community in Umuahia’ *Letter with reference number OTP-CR-413/17 dated March 20, 2018 is Second Response * Petition to Hague filed by Ahaoma Kanu, Nigerian award winning journalist * States: ‘We have opened preliminary investigations into the killings of members of the Indigenous People of Biafra’ * “Just very soon the people responsible for turning the Nigeria Army into a killer squad which exterminates her citizens will be brought to justice”-Ahaoma, CNN/Multichoice African Journalist of the Year BY CHIGOZIE EZINNE OCHIGA/ CRIME CORRESPONDENT, SOUTH-EAST NIGERIA

IPOB ALLEGED MASSACRE IN OPERATION PYTHON DANCE: ‘WE Will Investigate NIGERIAN ARMY for September 2017 invasion of a community in Abia State’-International Criminal Court …Vows: ‘We want to know what happens to Igbos...

HURRICANE IRMA SCAM IN USA: 43 Year old Undocumented NIGERIAN, OLUSEYI JEREMIAH OLAGOKE ADEBAYO in TEXAS Forges Identification Card, U.S. Passport, Parade FAKE Visa…to Defraud America of $119,000 home disaster loan in Florida *Indicted, Charged with Fraud in connection with a major disaster, forgery or false use of a passport and aggravated identity theft *Adebayo used an American man’s ID to apply online for a Small Business Administration loan for property in Orlando, Florida * Arrested after trying to pick up check last month at a post office in Houston BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN FOREIGN BUREAU CHIEF, Houston, Texas

HURRICANE IRMA SCAM IN USA: 43 year old Undocumented NIGERIAN, OLUSEYI JEREMIAH OLAGOKE ADEBAYO in TEXAS Forges Identification Card, U.S. Passport, Parade FAKE Visa…to Defraud America of $119,000 home disaster loan in Florida *Indicted,...

REVEALING: ‘NIGERIAN Conman, BABAJIDE FADEYIBI Behind AMERICA’S Mystery Shopper Fraud of $1.3Million Tax Payers’ Fund’-United States Federal Agents …Instructs Gang-members to cash Cashier’s Check, Money Orders, Western Union at their Banks *Orchestrates an international fraud ring that stole from 500 innocent Americans * ‘Fadeyibi, the alleged ringleader, one of his co-defendants, Oyeyemi Arogundade hiding in Nigeria’-United States Court Document * Six other co-defendants have been convicted of crimes relating to this alleged fraud BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/FOREIGN BUREAU CHIEF, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

REVEALING: ‘NIGERIAN Conman, BABAJIDE FADEYIBI Behind AMERICA’S Mystery Shopper Fraud of $1.3Million Tax Payers’ Fund’-United States Federal Agents …Instructs Gang-members to cash Cashier’s Check, Money Orders,...

INCREDIBLE: 20 year Old Nigerian, HARUNA MUSA Creates FAKE Emir of Kano State’s Instagram Account…Impersonates Muhammadu Sanusi II page with official verification badge *Parades more than 200,000 followers on Social Media * “We are going to charge the 20-year-old suspect would be charged with crimes of impersonation and fraud”-Musa Magaji, Deputy Supt. of Police * “I Have always said I Never had any Social Media Accounts’-Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II * ‘The suspect had seven other fake accounts, with three million followers’-Kano police spokesman BY HAUWA LUKMAN/STAFF WRITER, KANO STATE

INCREDIBLE: 20 year Old Nigerian, HARUNA MUSA Creates FAKE Emir of Kano State’s Instagram Account…Impersonates Muhammadu Sanusi II page with official verification badge *Parades more than 200,000 followers on Social Media * “We...