A Popular Drummer, Ara Losses Savings To ATM Fraudster

A Popular Drummer, Ara Losses Savings To ATM Fraudster

The foremost female drummer in Africa, Aralola Olumuyiwa, better known as Ara, has fallen victim to internet fraud. She made this known today on her Facebook page. According to her, she misplaced her Automated Teller Machine (ATM) card a few days ago, which a fraudster saw and used to withdraw all the savings in her account. The Facebook POST reads:  “So I became a victim of internet fraud, all the money in my savings gone! Misplaced my ATM a few days ago but thought it was the usual as I…

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Interpol Uncovers €500,000 COVID-19 Fraud In Nigeria

Interpol uncovers €500,000 COVID-19 fraud in Nigeria

The International Criminal Police Organisation (Interpol) has traced a €500,000 COVID-19 fraud to Nigeria. The organization made this known in a statement on its website titled, ‘Unmasked: International COVID-19 fraud exposed’. According to the statement, the scheme was coordinated using compromised emails, advance-payment fraud, and money laundering. It stated that the fraud was uncovered by financial institutions and authorities across Germany, Ireland, and the Netherlands, as part of a case coordinated by INTERPOL. The statement read in part, “In mid-March, as a number of countries were going into lockdown due…

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