CRIME&SECURITY

Norwegian Police Station Receives Letter Bomb

Norwegian police said Thursday they had defused a potentially devastating letter bomb that had been sent to a police station, a rare incident in the tranquil Scandinavian country. The Ski police station, located southeast of Oslo, was evacuated early Wednesday after an employee alerted superiors to a suspicious package. It turned out to contain a homemade bomb primed to explode ...

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EFCC Nabs 9 internet fraudsters with 2 Merc GLK, Toyota Camry and More

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arrested nine suspected internet fraudsters popularly known as Yahoo-Yahoo boys, in Abuja. EFCC’s Acting Head, Media and Publicity Mr Tony Orilade made this known in a statement in Abuja on Wednesday. According to the statement, the suspects were arrested by the Advance Fee Fraud Section of the commission on Nov. 30 through an intelligence ...

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UBER Driver Arraigned Over Stealing N2m Toyota Corolla

A 27-year-old man, Uber driver, James Ejemba, was on Wednesday brought before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court for allegedly absconding with his employer’s Toyota Corolla car valued at N2 million. Ejemba, whose address was not provided, is facing a two-count charge of conspiracy and stealing. The Police Prosecutor, Insp. Benson Emuerhi, told the court that the accused committed the offences with ...

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96% of Car Owners Vulnerable To a Relay Attack by Criminals

…As TRACKER urges motorists to safeguard their keys to prevent theft According to the latest figures1 from TRACKER (part of the Tantalum Corporation), 96% of motorists it surveyed are at risk of having their car stolen by criminals using the latest theft technique – a relay attack. In 2016, 66% of TRACKER’s stolen vehicle recovery customer thefts’ were committed by ...

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Fraud Alert: Important Message to Our Readers

Dear Motorists, fleet operator, auto enthusiast, auto industry stakeholders and our general reading public in Nigeria and rest of the world, please be aware that there are fraudsters out there, bent on nicking your hard earned money. They are doing everything to have easy access to your bank account. These people sound plausible and honest; they are not. Their mode ...

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Two Toyota Camry Reported Stolen

The following vehicles have been reported stolen from different locations in the country. Detailed information about the vehicles mailed to Motoring World recently are listed below:  A gold Toyota Camry 2000 model with Reg. number: MUS439CA and chasis number: JT2BG22K4Y0441472 was stolen where it was parked at the premises of Yaba College of Technology, Yaba Lagos on the 7th of October, ...

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FRSC Recover 75 Stolen Vehicles

…Harps on Integrity of the National Identification Scheme With the efficiency introduced into the management of the National Vehicle Identification Scheme (NVIS) through the integrity of the number plates, the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has been able to recover seventy five (75) stolen vehicles this year at its registration centres across the country. This was disclosed by the Corps ...

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