EFCC Operatives Hands Recovered ¥370,000, $1,800 USD To Japanese Victim Of Fraud
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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC on Thursday, April 1, 2021 handed over the sums of ¥370,000 Japanese Yen and $1,800 USD, recovered from a fraudster, to the Japanese victim through officials of the Japanese Embassy, Abuja.
The money was recovered by the EFCC following a complaint by one Hatsumi Ozeki on January 19, 2019.
Investigation established that Ozeki was duped by one Evans Ewean-Obayagbona but the proceeds of crime was wired to him through the accounts of his accomplices- Samson Okonofua, Osifo Onaiwi-Kelly and Igbenedion Iyobor Mikel.
Speaking while delivering the cash to officials of the Japanese Embassy on the EFCC headquarters, Abuja, the Director of Operations, Abdulkarim Chukkol, reiterated the Commission’s commitment to the fight in opposition to cybercrime and different forms of financial crimes. He stated the employer is poised to sanitize the country’s monetary system to make certain a conducive funding weather for foreign traders.
On his element, the representative of the Japanese Embassy expressed appreciation to the EFCC for the feat in recovery the money and commended the corporation’s commitment to fighting corruption.[NewsNaira]