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Nigerian Microsoft Engineer accused of cyber theft in Florida

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A 41-year-old Nigerian-born Microsoft network engineer identified as Raymond Uadiale, is facing FBI charges in Florida for helping launder cash obtained from victims of the Reventon ransomware.

Uadiale, worked for Vole in Seattle since 2014, according to his LinkedIn page. Florida investigators say that between October 2012 and March 2013, Uadiale worked with a UK citizen going online by the handle K!NG. .

K!NG would distribute and infect victims with the Reveton ransomware, while Uadiale would collect payments and send the cash to K!NG, in the UK.

Uadiale is accused of sending money from the US to the UK.

The Reveton ransomware is one of the first screen-locking ransomware strains. Reveton operators asked victims to buy GreenDot MoneyPak vouchers, take the code on the voucher and enter it in the Reveton screen locker. .

After a computer was infected with Reveton ransomware, the screen would lock and a fake message purportedly from the FBI or other law enforcement agency would claim the user had violated federal law; viewing and/or distributing porn was often cited as the law which was violated.

The user was informed that a fine had to be paid to unlock their PC. The FBI regarded Reveton ransomware as “new” back in August 2012.

The use of the FBI logo was so popular with this ransomware that some people referred to it as FBI ransomware.

K!NG would deposit victims’ GreenDot Mon eyPak payments into debit cards Uadiale acquired under the fake name of Mike Roland. Uadiale allegedly laundered over $130,000.

He would later convert these funds into the Liberty Reserve digital currency and send the proceeds to his UK partner, keeping 30% of the funds, part of his cut. .

If found guilty on all charges, he risks a maximum sentence of up to 20 years in prison, a fine of up to $500,000, and up to three years of supervised release. Uadiale has been set free on a $100,000 bond.

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BBNaija’s Erica, Kiddwaya Throw Jabs At Each Other On Twitter

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BBNaija’s Erica, Kiddwaya Throw Jabs At Each Other On Twitter
Kiddwaya, Erica

Kiddwaya, Erica

Popular reality TV stars, Kiddwaya and Erica had quite an interesting exchange via Twitter on Monday.

The duo entertained their fans as they threw jabs at each other.

It all started when Kiddwaya told his fans to ask him any question.

Erica then asked him why he couldn’t speak ‘pidgin english’ properly.

The Abuja based big boy hit Erica with a low blow as he asked why she can’t cook.

Well, it didn’t end there as the conversation went on and it uncovered more details about the duo’s relationship.

Their tweets sparked an influx of responses from their fans.

Read Also: BBNaija’s Erica, Kiddwaya Set Tongues Wagging With New Video

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Davido Celebrates His Son, Ifeanyi On His First Birthday

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Davido Celebrates His Son, Ifeanyi On His First Birthday
Davido and his son

Davido and his son

Popular Nigerian singer, Davido took to his Twitter account on Tuesday to celebrate his son, Ifeanyi as he clocks a new age.

Information Nigeria recalls the singer welcomed his first son and his third child with his fiancée, Chioma Avril Rowland on Sunday, October 20, 2019.

Taking to the micro-blogging site, Davido penned a happy birthday message to his son which reads;

“Happy birthday to my beloved son DAVID IFEANYI ADEDEJI ADELEKE Jr !!! Today a king was born!! 🤴!! May you become more than me in Jesus name! LOVE YOU SON”

Read Also: #EndSARS: Nigerian Leaders Feel Our Unhappiness Shouldn’t Cost Them Their Sleep – Davido

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The singer’s tweet

The singer’s tweet

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Boy, 13, dies after falling off moving truck during #EndSARS protest in Delta

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A 13-year-old boy died on Monday, October 19, after falling off a moving truck during the #EndSARS protest in Sapele, Delta State.

According to a witness, the young boy reportedly jumped on the back of the moving truck that was headed out of Sapele, fell off and died of injuries sustained.

He jumped on a moving truck that was heading outside town and the next thing was that he fell from the back of the moving truck and before we could rush him to the clinic, he died,” a witness narrated.

The corpse of the teenager was wrapped in the Nigeria green-white-green flag and put on the back of the open truck for display at the Amukpe area of Sapele.

The tragedy was said to have caused a massive traffic gridlock to and from Benin and Warri.

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