EFCC Returns $4,040 To Brazilian Victim Of Internet Fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Port Harcourt Zonal Office returned the sum of $4,040 to Debora Moreira, a Brazilian victim of internet fraud which was recovered by the anti-graft agency.

Moreira, who lost the money to Emmanuel Tope, a convicted fraudster, in a romance scam has acknowledged the receipt of the money which was recovered on her behalf by the EFCC.

EFCC commenced investigation of the scam in March 2019 and successfully recovered the money,  prosecuted, and got the fraudster convicted.

EFCC in a statement released said the proceeds of crime were remitted into the victim’s account with Bank Itau S/A, Rua Americo Brasiliense, through the Central Bank of Nigeria.

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