Clement Idoko – Abuja The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has condemned the highly forged A Level certificates used for registration. Prof. Is-haq Oloyede, JAMB registrar, recalled that the board had started the 2023 direct entry registration on Monday 20 February 2023 but had to immediately suspend the registration of DE candidates after discovering numerous devices and conspiracies to circumvent and break standards A level qualification required. He revealed that out of 148 candidates…"JAMB raises alarm over candidates using fake results to secure admission –"
The All Progressive Congress (APC) in Kano state has accused the New Nigerian People’s Party (NNPP) of sharing false results of the state’s governor and House elections on Saturday. NNPP presidential candidate Rabiu Kwankwanso had earlier accused APC of bribery and vote rigging in the state. Muhammad Garba, spokesman for the state’s APC governor’s campaign committee, responded to the allegations in a statement but accused the NNPP of sharing false results to cover up its…"APC accuses NNPP of sharing fake election results in Kano –"
The Osun State Police Command has warned people in the state not to spread fake news ahead of Saturday’s gubernatorial and state assembly elections. Yemisi Opalola, a spokesman for the command, issued a statement in Osobo on Wednesday, similarly warning against provocative content on social media. She urged parents to ensure their children were not involved in any form of criminal activity during the election period. “The police order warns against the spread of fake…"Police warns on fake news in Osun –"
A woman who falsely claimed she was drugged, raped and forced into prostitution was sentenced to more than eight years in jail on Tuesday, in a case that has heightened racial tensions in Britain. Eleanor Williams, 22, had been beaten, abused and trafficked by South Asian men in a May 2020 Facebook post that had more than 100,000 shares. Her hometown of Barrow sparked months of anger, fear and vandalism – in – Furness, Cumbria.…"Fake sex abuse claims get British woman 8.5 year prison term"
Dayo Ayeyemi Mr Festus Adebayo, executive director of the Housing Development Advocacy Network (HDAN), troubled by the rise in false advertising of real estate products on radio and television, said the group is now working with the Federal Capital Territory Authority (FCTA) to end the threat. This comes after a string of complaints from innocent Nigerians who fell victim to fraud by a fake property developer in Abuja. It also ties into the lament of…"We are working with FCTA against fake real estate products —HDAN –"
By: Clement Idoko-Abuja The Commander-in-Chief of the Special Intelligence Group (CG’s SIS) of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defense Forces disclosed the arrests of two criminal gangs charged with criminal conspiracy, deception, obtaining by artifice (OBT), and producing and distributing counterfeit U.S. dollars (USD ) and new naira notes. Announcing the arrest of the so-called currency syndicate in a statement in Abuja on Friday, NSCDC Public Relations Director Mr. Olusola Odumosu said the suspects were…"NSCDC arrests notorious currency syndicate with fake dollars, naira notes –"
NSCDC arrests members of criminal syndicates with fake dollar, Naira notes in Plateau –
The Nigerian Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC) has arrested two members of a syndicate suspected of producing and distributing fake US dollar and new naira banknotes in Plateau State. NSCDC public relations director Olusola Odumosu revealed the news to reporters in Abuja on Friday. He said four men were arrested for possessing fake US$64,800 and N475,000. He added that counterfeit banknotes worth 1.5 million naira were seized from a second group of five men.…"NSCDC arrests members of criminal syndicates with fake dollar, Naira notes in Plateau –"
NSCDC to curb use of fake addresses to acquire National ID cards, driver’s licences, others –
By Clement Idoko – Abuja The Nigerian Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC) has disclosed that it is preparing to deploy a technology, the Address Verification System (AVS), in partnership with the Nigerian Postal Service (NIPOST), to prevent the misuse of false addresses to obtain national identities such as national identity cards, driver’s license, etc. This comes as the Legion revealed that 429 suspects arrested for various crimes are being charged in court. NSCDC Commander-in-Chief…"NSCDC to curb use of fake addresses to acquire National ID cards, driver’s licences, others –"
An Oak Bay resident lost about $8,000 after a call from a fake Alice from Amazon. The resident reported the fraud shortly after 12:30 p.m. on Feb. 15, according to a release from the Oak Bay Police Department. Someone claiming to be Alice Johnson from Amazon called and said the resident’s account was used to buy an iPhone in Dayton, Ohio, the resident said. The thieves convinced residents to pay thousands of dollars in “refunds”…"Fake ‘Alice Johnson from Amazon’ dupes Oak Bay resident of $8,000"
by Ruby Sweeney February 21, 2023 at 2:31 pm Provincial police in Middlesex County are advising potential renters to proceed with caution after officers became aware of six instances of fraudulent rentals in the Glencoe area. According to the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), officers were contacted last Thursday night by an officer claiming they came across a fraudulent listing while trying to rent a home in Glencoe. The person told police they had completed an…"Police discover several fake rental listings across Middlesex County"