£4m Boiler Room Share Scammer Jailed

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The Serious Fraud Office has wrapped a boiler room scam with a fifth prosecution – but is still working to recover more than £4 million conned from investors. John Curtin, 38, was jailed for three years for the part he played in a bogus investment company selling worthless shares called Secure … [Read more...]

Nigerian Economy Grows 89% Overnight

Nigerian Economy Grows 89% Overnight

Nigeria zoomed to the top of the list as Africa’s biggest economy over night – thanks to some smart mathematics. Apparently, Nigeria outstripped South Africa’s when government economists changed the way they measured growth. The new calculation immediately increased GDP by 89%. However, the … [Read more...]