EFCC arrests CashNation boss ‘Kashy’ for alleged internet fraud

Babatunde Oyerinde Abidoun a.k.a. Kashy, said to be the owner of a record label ‘CashNation Ent. Ltd’ has been arrested by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) over his alleged involvement in internet fraud.   The suspect who shuttles between Nigeria and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and allegedly uses the proceeds of his fraudulent activities to fund his lavish lifestyle, was arrested at his residence in Lekki Conservative Estate in Lagos following intelligence gathered overtime about his suspicious lifestyle.   According to the anti-graft agency, investigations linked his fraudulent activities to his domestic staff, Thomas Aliu Akwu…

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FBI arrests 13 Nigerians over $30m cyber fraud

13 Nigerians have been arrested by operatives of US’ Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) on charges of $30m cyber fraud.   The Nigerians were arrested alongside 11 others over their involvement in a large-scale fraud which targeted citizens, corporations, and financial institutions throughout the country.   TheCable reported that the arrested suspects were charged before a federal court in Atlanta.   They’ve been identified as Blessing Oluwatimilehin Ojo, Afeez Olaide Adeniran, Matthan Bolaji Ibidapo, Obinna Nwosu, Benjamin Ibukunoluwa Oye, Christopher Akinwande Awonuga, Ahamefule Aso Odus, Paul Chinonso Anyanwu, Chineda Obilom Nwakadu, Chukwukadibia Ikechukwu Nnadozie, Uchechi Chidimma Odus, John…

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Photo: EFCC arrests ex-JAMB staff for N10m Fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibadan Zonal Office has arrested one Kola Al-Amin, a former staff of the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board, JAMB over alleged forgery and obtaining money by false pretences.   His arrest followed a petition alleging that sometime in November, 2010, Kola who operates under the name of “Cool Technologies Consult Limited” with office located at No.4/900, Taiwo House, Second Floor, Yemetu Total Garden, Ibadan, Oyo State approached the complainant, a microfinance bank (name withheld) with a Local Purchasing Order (LPO) for the supply of…

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