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By IndepthAfrica
In Uncategorized
Nov 8th, 2012
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AP A file courtroom sketch shows shows Mark Basseley Youssef talking with his attorney Steven Seiden, left, in court in Los Angeles. Los Angeles - The man behind an anti-Muslim film that led to violence in many parts of the Middle East was sentenced to a year in federal prison for probation violation...
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In Crime & Corruption
Jan 23rd, 2012
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He was unemployed and receiving welfare, but Adekunle Adetiloye was somehow living lavishly, complete with a Range Rover, extended trips to England and an expensive condominium. Adekunle Adetiloye was sentenced Jan. 23, 2012, for his role in what authorities call one of the largest credit card fraud ...
By benim
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Oct 12th, 2011
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The Nigerian man accused of trying to use a bomb in his underwear to blow up a U.S. airliner on Christmas Day 2009 pleaded guilty on Wednesday to all charges against him and warned the United States could face “a great calamity.” Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab, 24, entered the guilty pleas a d...
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In East Africa
Jul 19th, 2011
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A U.S. man pleaded guilty on Monday to providing material support to a militant group that recruited young men of Somali descent to fight in Somalia, at least two of whom blew themselves up in attacks. Omer Abdi Mohamed, 26, faces up to 15 years in prison after admitting to providing support for al-S...
By benim
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Jun 13th, 2011
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A Nigerian woman has been convicted of human trafficking and several other charges after forcing two women to work unpaid for her for years, in what prosecutors called “a case of modern day slavery.” Bidemi Bello, 41, was convicted by a federal jury Friday of eight counts: two counts of f...
By benim
In Analysis
Apr 27th, 2011
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CAFAC PRESENTS PRACTICAL WAYS TO FIGHT FRAUD AND CORRUPTION IN GHANA US IMMIGRATION SERVICE AS A CASE STUDY In the fight against fraud and corruption, Corruption And Fraud Audit Consortium (CAFAC) Ghana Ltd is of the view that simply giving a list of methodologies or strategies to implement against c...
By benim
In Canada
Mar 9th, 2011
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PITTSBURGH, Pa. – A former Ottawa police officer who was caught in an online teen sex sting after expressing his desire in a fetish chat room to experience the “gift of a 14-year-old’s virginity” was sentenced Tuesday to 10 1/2 years in prison. Paul Maher, 60, of Richmond, Ont., pla...
By benim
In Crime & Corruption
Dec 1st, 2010
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A Nigerian man has been sentenced to 14 years in prison and must pay restitution to 52 people he duped out of more than $2.7 million with bogus lottery companies that he operated out of London. The U.S. attorney’s office said in a statement that 53-year-old Emmanuel Onwuzulike (ohn-WOO’-z...