The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission recovered the sum of $4,040 from an internet Fraudster and has successfully returned it to the fraud victim Debora Moreira.
The enforcement agency revealed this in a recent tweet from its official account which read, “Debora Moreira a Brazilian victim of internet fraud, has acknowledged the receipt of the sum of $4,040 which was recovered on her behalf by the Port Harcourt Zonal Office of the EFCC”.
“Moreira lost the money to Emmanuel Tope, a convicted fraudster, in a romance scam. EFCC commenced investigation of the scam in March 2019 and successfully recovered the money, prosecuted and got the fraudster convicted.
The proceeds of crime was remitted into the victim’s account with Bank Itau S/A, Rua Ameirico Brasiliense, through the Central Bank of Nigeria.
Good job EFCC.