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CID stops GHC326 million UMB bank theft, 12 arrested

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CID stops GHC326 million UMB bank theft, 12 arrested 

The Criminal Investigation Department (CID), of the Ghana Police Service, have arrested 12 suspected criminals in the biggest ever cyber-crime in recent times in the country. An Accra Circuit Court on last Friday remanded into police custody 11 out of the 12 suspected bank fraudsters. The court also ordered the suspects to reappear on August 9, 2018 to assist police conduct further investigations into the financial crime. 

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According to the police, all the suspects, believed to be part of a wider cyber-crime syndicate made up of Nigerians and Ghanaians, attempted transferring a whopping GHC326 million from the vault of Universal Merchant Bank (UMB), electronically. 

However, the bank detected that the amount was transferred electronically into the internal operational accounts of UMB and subsequently credited to the accounts of certain customers. This the b…

Please don't jump out of your car and dance to Drake, NTSB pleads

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Please don't jump out of your car and dance to Drake, NTSB pleads
Drake might be the king of memes, but the latest, for his track In My Feelings, has attracted the wrong kind of viral attention. The US National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) is asking fans to please, please, not do that #InMyFeelings challenge that involves jumping out of a moving car and dancing. On top of that, drivers should definitely not film said challengers, as that's equally stupid and in violation of pretty much all the distracted driving laws. LMFAOOOOO pic.twitter.com/iUCVN19qWm — carolinašŸŠ (@caarolin9) July 15, 2018
"Driver distraction features prominently in this viral challenge, but the more obvious risk is the poor decision to hop out of a moving vehicle to dance," NTSB safety advocate chief Nicholas Worrell wrote. "Although 'bad decision making' is not on our [list of poor driver behaviors], we have seen a variety of crashes attributable to making poor choices."

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