Law Enforcement & Scams

Nigerian EFCC Arrests Six Suspected Internet Fraudsters – SCARS|RSN™ Scam News

SCARS|RSN™ Scam News: Nigerian EFCC Arrests Six Suspected Internet Fraudsters From: Nigerian Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, have arrested six suspected Internet fraudsters in separate raids carried out at various times across a number of locations in Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory. The suspects: Chemezie Valentine Ezeife Onwochei Chibuzor John Onwochei Joel Marvin Nwankwo Prince Ojenike Jude Olatekobowale, Were Arrested Following A Tip-Off! [...]

Nigerian Love Scam Fraudster Bags 12 Months Jail Term – SCARS|RSN™ Scam News

SCARS|RSN™ Scam News: Nigerian Love Scam Fraudster Bags 12 Months Jail Term Extracted From The Nigerian EFCC The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Benin Zonal Office on Wednesday, January 16, 2019 secured the conviction of one Onovo Osita Malachy at the Federal High Court sitting in Benin City, Edo State, Nigeria. Onovo Osita Malachy Convicted Of Romance Scams In Nigeria The convict was arraigned on a one-count charge bordering on obtaining by [...]

SCARS|RSN™ Official FBI Video: What Is A Romance Scam?

SCARS|RSN™ Official FBI Video: What Is A Romance Scam? Special Agent Christine Beining of the  FBI – Federal Bureau of Investigation Describes Romance Scams Christine Beining, a special agent in the FBI's Houston Division, describes how scam artists use Internet sites to prey on lonely men and women to get to their money.   SCARS|RSN™ Team A SCARS Division Miami Florida U.S.A.     - - - - - - - - - [...]

U.S. Government Shutdown Update January 5, 2018

U.S. Government Shutdown Update January 5, 2018 As a result of Congress' unwillingness to fund our national security (including cybersecurity), we received this from the United States Department of Homeland Security: STC Partners, Please note, that due to the current federal budgetary lapse and funding hiatus, certain STOP. THINK. CONNECT. Campaign engagements, including our Partner Call, are being deferred and/or canceled. As such, in fairness to both our private and public-sector partners, the next STC [...]

SCARS|RSN™ Scam News Now: Six Ghanaian Scammers Arrested in the U.K. For Online Fraud

SCARS|RSN™ Scam News Now: Six Ghanaian Scammers Arrested in the U.K. For Online Fraud A Gang Of Six Ghanaians Based In The United Kingdom Have Been Busted In An Elaborate Fraud Scheme In London. The six, including two women, have been cited for setting up fraudulent companies to gain credit from major companies. Six Ghanaians Scammers Arrested in the U.K. For Online Fraud The six, including two women, have been cited for setting up fraudulent [...]

SCARS|RSN™ Scam News: 4 Indicted For $15 Million Romance Scams

SCARS|RSN™ Scam News: 4 Indicted For $15 Million Romance Scams FBI, Interpol declare 4 including 2 Ghanaians wanted for $15 million fraud From GhanaWeb: The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and International Criminal Police Organization (INTERPOL) has identified four persons including two Ghanaians wanted for their alleged involvement in a $15 million fraud. According to information circulated by the US Department of Justice, the suspects are facing trial in absentia include; Sumaila Hardi Wumpini, 29, [...]

SCARS|RSN™ Special Report: Online Vigilantes Can Actually Hurt Criminal Cases

SCARS|RSN™ Special Report: Online Vigilantes Can Actually Hurt Criminal Cases Experts Warn Online Vigilantes Not To Share Photos Of People Accused Of Crimes A few months ago in Australia, the country was rocked by three shocking crimes in one week, and the public wanted justice. Naturally, the modern version of the gossip coffee klatch sprang to life on social media. Instead of just talking about the crimes, everyone wanted a piece of these criminals and proceeded [...]

SCARS|RSN™ Guest Editorial: Talking Law With Ivie Omoregie – What the Law Says About Yahoo Yahoo

SCARS|RSN™ Guest Editorial: Talking Law With Ivie Omoregie - What the Law Says About Yahoo Yahoo A Nigerian's View Of Scamming And The Harm It Does To Nigeria By Ivie Omoregie, Reprinted from BellaNaija.com A few weeks ago, the good people of Good Citizen Nigeria invited me on their platform to speak about the laws regulating Advance Fee Fraud (Yahoo Yahoo) and the negative impact it has had on Nigeria’s international image. Talking Law With Ivie Omoregie [...]

SCARS|RSN™ Special Report: Getting Help From The FBI

SCARS|RSN™ Special Report: Getting Help From The FBI After You Report A Scam To The FBI (United States Federal Bureau of Investigation) via their www.IC3.gov website or by other means to one of their special agents, the FBI provides special Victims Services for you. FBI Victim Services FBI Victim Services Overview: The FBI's Victim Services Division (VSD) is responsible for ensuring that victims of crimes investigated by the FBI are afforded the opportunity to receive [...]

SCARS|RSN™ Scam News: Ukraine Fraudsters Cheated American Woman For $1.5 Million Dollars

SCARS|RSN™ Scam News: Ukraine Fraudsters Cheated American Woman For $1.5 Million Dollars As a result of the joint operation, this year by the Security Service of Ukraine and the USA Federal Bureau of Investigations, a group of fraudsters have been arrested in Kyiv. The young men were from Africa and created fake accounts in a social media network - specifically Facebook. They pretended to be a businessman from the USA, who was working and living [...]

SCARS|RSN™ Scam News: 9 Charged In Romance Scams And Mystery Shopper Scams In Chicago

SCARS|RSN™ Scam News: 9 Charged In Romance Scams And Mystery Shopper Scams In Chicago 9 Defendants Charged In Chicago In International Investigation Targeting “Romance Scams” And “Mystery Shopper” Schemes CHICAGO — Seven Chicago-area residents are among nine individuals arrested in the United States and Nigeria as part of an international investigation into online “romance scams” and “mystery shopper” schemes. During the Chicago-based investigation, dubbed “Operation Gold Phish,” law enforcement identified a variety of cyber-enabled fraud [...]

SCARS|RSN™ Scam Warning: FBI Warns American Business Owners of Business E-Mail Compromise Scam

SCARS|RSN™ Scam Warning: FBI Warns American Business Owners of Business E-Mail Compromise Scam FBI Has Important Information For Area Business Owners Who Find Themselves The Victim Of A Business E-Mail Compromise Scam (BEC also known as CEO Scams). This sophisticated financial fraud targets businesses of all types, especially those who regularly perform wire transfers. In addition to using spoofed e-mail accounts, the actors often compromise valid business e-mail accounts through social engineering or computer intrusion [...]

SCARS|RSN™ SCAM NEWS: Nigerian EFCC Arrests Ten More Scammers & Recovered USD$4,601,351.79

SCARS|RSN™ SCAM NEWS: Nigerian EFCC Arrests Ten More Scammers & Recovered USD$4,601,351.79 EFCC Arrests Ten Suspected Internet Fraudsters The Port Harcourt's Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has arrested ten suspected Internet fraudsters. They were arrested in different locations and at different times across Port Harcourt (Rivers State), Warri (Delta State) and Asaba (Delta State) in a sting operation. The suspects are: Alia Jamike Chinemerem Ogbiugba Ifeany Henry Uchanna Cyril Samuel [...]

SCARS|RSN™ Scam News: The Tale Of The Real Nigerian Prince

SCARS|RSN™ Scam News: The Tale Of The Real Nigerian Prince Royal Shame In America: Prince of Nigeria’s Benin Kingdom, OSMOND EWEKA Defrauds Americans Of $54,000 in New York He scams job seekers out of thousands of dollars promising non-existent offers, dragged before Manhattan Supreme Court *31 year old created bogus employment agency firms, advertised on Indeed.com * Interview victims, have them pay a fee ranging between $300 to $700 for uniforms, training, background checks and [...]

SCARS|RSN™ Scam News: Cyber-crime Police bust Nigerian-led gang that cheated 21 people in India

SCARS|RSN™ Scam News: Cyber-Crime Police Bust Nigerian-Led Gang That Cheated 21 People In India The Ahmedabad Cybercrime Police On Monday, December 9, Busted A Racket Involving Six Members From Nigeria, Uganda, And India According to the complaint filed by one of the victims, one Nigerian national identified as Lawrence Okosun,40, sent Kheradiya a friend request on Facebook claiming to be based in London. Cyber-crime Police bust Nigerian-led gang that cheated 21 people in India [...]

SCARS|RSN™ Scam News: 11 Nigerians Indicted

SCARS|RSN™ Scam News: 11 Nigerians Indicted In U.S. Federal Court 11 Nigerians Indicted For Stealing Personal Information Of More Than 1,300 Employees Of Jacksonville Company If convicted of fraud, the penalty is a maximum of 20 years in federal prison By News4Jax.com Staff JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Nearly a dozen Nigerian citizens accused of sending “phishing” emails to U.S. companies seeking employee identifying information have been indicted on conspiracy to commit wire fraud. U.S. Attorney Maria Chapa Lopez announced on Friday that [...]

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