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12 Sep
Once a star of Silicon Valley, biotech company founder Elizabeth Holmes is facing several counts of fraud. Prosecutors have accused her of "lying and cheating" in opening arguments.
10 Sep
Germany's money laundering investigation unit is accused of covering up fraud committed by banks. The Finance Ministry has said it "fully supports" the raids.
4 Sep
With a new type of simple blood test, Elizabeth Holmes wanted to revolutionize the health care industry. Her company Theranos was a Wall Street darling until it was exposed as a fraud. Now she is on trial in California.
19 Aug
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.
7 Aug
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has suggested he may not accept the results of next year's elections, citing flaws in the voting system. Now the country's electoral court has opened an investigation into his comments.
2 Aug
Federal prosecutors in New York have said the Nikola founder and CEO "brazenly lied" to investors about the the company's green vehicles to inflate market value and drive up his earnings. The SEC has also filed charges.
29 Jul
United States authorities Wednesday said one of Nigeria’s top policemen, Abba Kyari, allegedly worked with Ramon Abass, also known as Hushpuppi, to punish the latter’s partner with whom he defrauded a Qatari of $1.1 million.
13 Jun 2021
Peru's right-wing presidential candidate Keiko Fujimori raises allegations of fraud in Sunday's run-off election at a press conference in the capital Lima. Her rival is the far-left trade unionist Pedro Castillo, who has taken a razor-thin lead in the vote count.
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.
7 Mar 2021
In an exclusive interview with DW, defeated opposition candidate Mahamane Ousmane warns unrest will continue in Niger until the "popular vote" is reflected and authorities put an end to mass arrests.
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.
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