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Indian Con-man Poddar in Multi-million Dollars Fraud, Defrauds Nigerian, Staff And Others in India, US

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A certain Indian based con-man, Tarun Poddar, who was alleged to have committed fraud against various individuals all over America to the tune of over $32 billion has done his stock in trade to a Nigerian politician and financial expert based in US, Dr. Dennis Aikoriogie.

According to report received by SunCity Africa, the fraudulent Tarun Poddar, the acclaimed owner of FoxHog Venture Corps, initially engaged the Nigerian for his financial services on July 31, 2023 for a part time remote job, but was never coming up with payment despite a well written employment letter signed by both parties, instead he was giving flimsy excuses that money has been sent and assuring the Nigerian of payment, but having seen his unseemly attitude, Dr. Aikoriogie an employee of New York State Government, decided to pull out of the job, sighting that he engaged in the job as part time since it is remote and needs to be done online.

But after discovering the huge crime going on in FoxHog Venture Corps, Dr. Dennis, who would not want his name to be dented, has worked in the US particularly with New York State Government close to a decade with clean records, decided to terminate the contract sighting the unpaid arrears and other criminal activities of Mr. Poddar as seen everywhere on the internet.

According to Dennis, “I worked remotely, have no access to his company data, money, whatsoever, I worked with him for just one month and he is alleging falsely because we asked for payment, Dennis said.

Further more, he said, Poddar’s behaviour have contravened the provisions of agreement signed by both parties “and we cannot find any reason to continue as many staff employed by Poddar are facing the same situation both in America and India.”

Dr. Dennis gave his reason for leaving the job bordering on fraud, and other criminal activities and that by this press release, he disengages and exonerates himself of any relationship with the fraudulent Poddar and his company.

Findings also showed that the bank Poddar claims he ran is false, and not evenregistered in the US, while the address on the companies website turned out to be fake, a clear confirmation of his dubious nature.

According to other reports sighted by our correspondent, Mr. Poddar who had variously claimed to be a Board member at Sequoia Capital, was looking for people who could join him in his new “venture capital firm.”

His profile showed association with Sequoia Capital and that he had graduated from Stanford University with a Master of Business Administration degree which all turned out to be false.

His work experiences showed executive positions at high-profile companies like Apple, Boeing, and Cognizant, but upon thorough investigation, Poddar is a criminal and have bno connection with the above mentioned organizations.

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First Bank Customer Faces Financial Loss as Hacker Exploits Account

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A construction worker based in Port Harcourt, Chinedu Uchendu (not real name), has come forward with a distressing account of unauthorized transactions totalling N278,000 from his First Bank account. Despite prompt action, the unfortunate incident unfolded, leaving Uchendu questioning the security measures in place.Uchendu reported waking up to debit notifications in the early hours of December 16, prompting an immediate call to the bank’s customer care centre. Despite his efforts, the funds were continually siphoned from his account, reaching over N200,000, leading to significant financial repercussions.First Bank’s initial response involved advising Uchendu to wait until Monday to report the issue at a branch. Subsequent contacts with customer care revealed conflicting information, with some agents stating the account was under lien, while others remained unaware of the unauthorized transactions.Despite assurances that his card had been blocked, Uchendu continued to receive debit alerts until his account was completely emptied. A visit to the bank’s branch in Woji, Port Harcourt, brought little solace, as officials expressed pessimism regarding the chances of recovering the lost funds.

Some of the screenshots from the unauthorised debit

When contacted, Adedolapo, a customer representative agent at First Bank, revealed that the fraudulent transaction occurred on the web and the funds were sent to MSports. However, Uchendu strongly disputes this, stating that he never saved his PIN or card verification value (CVV) on the platform. He is currently seeking a full investigation and a refund from the bank.First Bank assured that a chargeback had been initiated, and they would provide Uchendu with a journal of the transaction. Nevertheless, the bank advised him to engage MSports for further discussions on the matter and to visit any branch to request the transaction journal.

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Legal practitioner accuses Ogun SSG of money laundering, ballot paper printing scam

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A legal practitioner, Femi Oniyide, has submitted a petition to both the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) against the Secretary to the Ogun State Government (SSG), Tokunbo Talabi.

In the petition, Talabi is alleged to have engaged in money laundering and illicit activities linked to the printing of ballot papers for the last general elections.

At a press briefing held in Abeokuta, Monday, Oniyide publicly presented and signed the petition, expressing his concerns to the moral justification for a concern party in the last general elections getting contract from INEC to print ballot papers.

He revealed that Talabi purportedly laundered a sum of N189,797,163.9 in 2020 through a company account named Superflux International Ltd, which he held with Access Bank Plc and linked to Talabi’s BVN.

According to Oliyide, the amounts with payment description; “INEC Electoral amount….4 55 of BALLOT P” were meant for the supply of ballot papers by the company under the financial grip of the SSG to INEC.

The legal practitioner further claimed that these payments were divided into four tranches, each amounting to N47,449,290.90, all processed on the 19th of June 2020.

Oniyide also made a separate allegation that an amount exceeding N10,800,000.00, initially designated for Covid-19 funds, was discovered in Superflux International Ltd’s account in 2020.

He asserted that this amount was allegedly paid into the SSG’s company account on two occasions, totaling N21,600,000:00.

“I have come to the knowledge, through different stories Online, that Superflux International Ltd, sometime in 2020, took lodgement of various sums of money from the Central Bank of Nigeria account of the Independent National Electoral Commission INEC for the printing of ballot papers meant for elections in Nigeria.

“The alleged payments were supposedly made in four tranches on the 19th of June, 2020, for N47,449,290.90 per each transaction, totalling W189,797,163.9 Only. The amount, according to the description of payment was meant for “INEC Electoral amount….4 55 of BALLOT P.

“Of another major importance in this petition is the alleged discovery of COVID 19 funds in the account of the same Superflux International Ltd, which has the financial control imprimatur of the SSG to Ogun State government.

“The sum of N10,800,000:00 was allegedly discovered to have been paid twice into the SSG’s company account twice, totalling W21,600,000:00 Naira on the 4th of February, 2020 of which there was an onward transfer to Zimanel Global Enterprises with the description, “Covid 19 food support”, he added

He however implored the Chairman of EFCC and ICPC to cause detailed investigation into the circumstances of “how Ogun State taxpayers funds will be so brazenly managed and laundered by a private company owned by a political appointee and his family”.

When contacted, the SSG promised to call our correspondent back, which he never did as at the time of filing this report.

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Mega Fraud: GTBANK Top Manager Stole N1 billion From Customers Accounts, Dangote, Shell, Chevron, Others’ Stolen From

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Guaranty Trust Bank (GT Bank) has come under serious attacks in recent times.

The bank has gotten itself entangled with five different mega entities with a Lagos Federal High Court attempting to settle the rifts between the bank and the businesses.

The only problem is that none of these businesses is a small fry and the object of contention is a staggering N1 billion which has disappeared from the GT Bank domiciliary accounts of these companies.

This online newspaper understands that coming first in any tournament of business and profitability requires boldness robust enough to topple the world.

But when this boldness leads in the direction of greed and infamy, the trophies that follow being triumphant would eventually bury the winner under the weight of a bad reputation.

For context, the entities whose trust GT Bank has reportedly lost are Chevron Nigeria, Shell Nigeria, Dangote Agro Sack Ltd, Nigeria Breweries, and the Jigawa State Local Government.

The story is that four men deployed the resources of four companies to snatch varying amounts of money from Chevron and the others.

Certainly, a duplicitous act steeped in fraud, the accused used various means to hack GT Bank databases, thereby obtaining unauthorized access to the corporate accounts of these mega entities.

Although GT Bank is not the first prominent bank to have its server hacked, not even in 2023, it is certainly the one with the largest hole based on how much was stolen from the domiciliary accounts of Chevron, Dangote, and others.

The boldness of the accused boggles the healthy mind but the Court is yet to decide on what to do, and so it has pushed the next hearing of the case to a fresh date.

Whatever happens with the case, one thing is sure: GT Bank has to give explanation for the alleged porousness of its security system, otherwise, it would be a guaranteed nest for fraud and fraudsters.

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