Crime

FBI INDICT 80 PEOPLE IN MASSIVE WEB OF SCAMS TIED TO NIGERIANS

(CNN)Federal prosecutors say 80 people, most of them Nigerians, have been charged in the United States with being part of a widespread conspiracy that stole millions of dollars from businesses

FBI TAKES DOWN ALLEGED NIGERIAN FRAUDSTERS IN $46-MILLION CASE BASED IN LOS ANGELES

The relationship between a Japanese woman and a U.S. Army captain stationed in Syria started online, through an international social network for digital pen pals. It grew into an internet

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FULL LIST OF NIGERIANS NAMED IN MASSIVE FRAUD, MONEY LAUNDERING IN US

US authorities have announced charges against 80 people, most of them Nigerians, in a wide-ranging fraud and money laundering operation that netted millions of dollars from victims of internet con

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OVER 6,000 NIGERIANS UNDER CRIME INVESTIGATION IN SOUTH AFRICA, SAYS HIGH COMMISSIONER

Nigeria’s High Commissioner to South Africa, Ambassador Kabir Bala, says over 6,000 Nigerians are being investigated for various crimes in the country. Kabir revealed this on Wednesday while speaking to

SOWETO RESIDENTS GO ON A RAMPAGE, LOOTING FOREIGN-OWNED SPAZA SHOPS

Foreign-owned shops in Soweto were under siege on Wednesday as residents went on a looting spree in about six townships. Townships that have been affected so far are said to

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JOBURG VENDORS VS POLICE: WHEN A SYSTEM WEARS THE BADGE OF THE LAW BUT LACKS MORAL AUTHORITY

The confrontation between police and traders on the streets of Johannesburg last week reveals the best, and worst, of policing in South Africa. Last week’s incident in Jeppe Street in

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AFRICA DIASPORA FORUM CALLS ON POLICE TO FOLLOW LAW DURING RAIDS

JOHANNESBURG – The Africa Diaspora Forum (ADF) on Wednesday appealed to the police to act within the confines of the law when conducting raids following an operation in the Joburg

POLICE RETREAT FROM ATTACKERS IN THE JOHANNESBURG CBD TO AVERT BLOODSHED

Parktown, 01 August 2019: Members of various law enforcement agencies together with brand owners, on Thursday morning 01 August 2019 tactically withdrew from an intelligence-driven operation targeting counterfeit goods in

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SHOP OWNERS IN JOBURG CBD TURN ON COPS TRYING TO CONFISCATE ‘FAKE’ GOODS

Police in Johannesburg are investigating a case of malicious damage to property after a group of shop owners in the CBD vandalised three police vehicles on Thursday. This after police

ANOTHER XENOPHOBIC ATTACK LOOMS IN SOUTH AFRICA

Angry messages doing the rounds on Whatsapp and the social media in Diepsloot and its environs may snowball into another ‘xenophobic attack’ if not nipped in the bud. Hitherto, there’s