Crime

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FBI charged 80 people for "Nigerian Money Scam"

The FBI has announced charges against 80 people, most of whom are Nigerian nationals, in what they called a "Nigerian money scam." Fourteen of the suspects were arrested on the morning of 22 August 2019 in California.

Nigerian Obinwanne Okeke arrested by the FBI

Obinwanne Okeke, once listed by Forbes on their 2016 30 under 30 list, has been arrested by the FBI for computer and wire fraud. Okeke was arrested while getting ready to fly out of the USA.

Eran Eyal charged with fraud and computer crimes

Eran Eyal, a South African technology entrepreneur, has been charged in the USA by the New York Attorney General, Barbara Underwood, with fraudulently soliciting investors, making false representations, and computer crimes from his time when he was CEO and Founder of Springleap (a South African online marketplace of creative talent)

Data analysis of how high temperatures affect crime rates in South Africa

Over the past few decades there has been a growing worldwide interest in examining the relationship between weather and various types of crime. Most research in this area has however produced inconsistent and often paradoxical results. For example, some studies have found no seasonal fluctuations in crime. Others have however

Suspension order of Kenya's Computer Misuse and Cybercrimes law extended

The suspension of 26 contentious sessions of the Computer Misuse and Cybercrimes Act has been extended to 1st October 2018. In an application filed by the Attorney General seeking to have the sections lifted pending the hearing and determination of the case, Justice Wilfrida Okwany extended the orders to October

Egypt's new digital forensic lab aims to combat software and Internet based intellectual property piracy

Egypt has launched a new digital forensics lab aimed at combating software and Internet-based intellectual property transgressions in the country. The lab said to be the first of its kind in the northern Afrikan region, has been commissioned by Egypt's Information Technology Industry Development Agency (ITIDA). The new digital forensics