Lekki Now Nigeria’s No 1 Hotbed of CyberCrime as EFCC Nab 402 Online Fraudsters

Lekki, the fast-developing upper middle class area of Lagos Metropolis, is emerging as the new hub of internet-related fraud. Data from the investigation activities of the Lagos Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, for the second quarter of 2021, indicates that Lekki District is the preferred location for all manner of cyber fraud syndicates. Between April and June, 2021, the Advance Fee Fraud and Cyber Crime Sections of the Command recorded a total of 402 internet-related fraud arrests. While the Advance Fee Fraud Section was responsible for…

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Woman ends 18yr marriage after husband rejects vaccination

A Cape Town woman has decided to end an 18-year-old marriage because her partner refuses to be vaccinated. Charnelle and Graham Spies of Bothasig, in Cape Town, have been married for 18 years. They say ending things has been a “very hard and difficult decision”. Charnelle said “Graham contracted Covid-19 last year and watching him deteriorate in front of me is something I don’t wish on any human.” “The virus attacked his lungs. He is also asthmatic, which made his breathing even more difficult. Seeing him leave the hospital last…

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