Trump to nominate Christopher Wray as FBI director
07 June 2017 | 2:35 pm
U.S. President Donald Trump says he plans to nominate Christopher Wray, a former U.S. assistant attorney general under President George W. Bush, to lead the FBI.
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17 Feb 2021
CEO of Nigerian firm Invictus Group, Obinwanne Okeke, was in August 2019 arrested for conspiracy to commit computer fraud and wire fraud by the FBI. The Nigerian entrepreneur and a Forbes Africa 30 Under 30 honoree Obinwanne Okeke was sentenced to a 10-year jail term for computer and wire fraud by an American court yesterday.
17 Jul 2020
In August of 2019, the United States of America’s Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) released the names of 77 Nigerians involved in what was described as the largest fraud in US history. Now add these six to the FBI’s cybercrime most wanted list: Richard Izuchukwu Uzuh, Alex Afolabi Ogunshakin, Felix Osilama Okpoh, Abiola Ayorinde Kayode, Nnamdi Orson Benson, and Ayomide Michael Olorunyomi.
22 Jul 2020
The FBI has launched in investigation after hackers hijacked a number of Twitter accounts in an apparent Bitcoin scam.
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22 Sep 2020
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15 Oct 2020
A militia group had planned to storm the state capitol in Lansing and put Governor Gretchen Whitmer "on trial for treason." Later the plan shifted to kidnapping her at her vacation home.
26 Oct 2020
It's been well documented that there's no love lost between the US president and the FBI, with Donald Trump recently accusing the bureau of "trying to overthrow the presidency". But what about his ties to the FBI before he entered the White House? We speak to David Carr-Brown, co-director of a new documentary, "An American Affair: Trump & the FBI".
28 Apr 2021
Lawyers representing the family of slain Black man Andrew Brown Jr. have accused police of carrying out an "execution."
19 May 2021
42-year-old Nigerian and an aide to a state governor in Nigeria, Abidemi Rufai, has been arrested for wire fraud schemes in the United States. Abidemi Rufai was picked up at the JFK Airport, New York by the FBI while trying to board his flight back to Nigeria.
19 Jul 2021
FBI agents assisting the investigation of the assassination of President Jovenel Moise are seen leaving his residence in Port-au-Prince.
19 Aug 2021
The alleged offences over which one of Nigeria’s well celebrated and respected police officers, Abba Kyari is wanted for by the United States Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) are captured in an extradition treaty between Nigeria and the US. Abba Kyari, a Deputy Commissioner of Police, is wanted in the United States of America for criminal prosecution after he was listed among suspects indicted in a $1.1 million international fraud conspiracy. And here are the legal implications for his extradition to the United States.
14 Sep 2021
The FBI has released 16 heavily redacted pages that describe contacts some of the hijackers had with Saudi associates in the US. However, it offers no evidence of the government in Riyadh being complicit in the plot.
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