CRIME & COURT
EFCC refunds German swindled by Edo conman
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Thursday, February 24, 2022, said it returned the sum of €1,120 (One Thousand One Hundred and Twenty Euros) recovered from a fraudster to his German victim, one Ms. Regina Gluck.
The anti-graft agency said it recovered the money from a convicted fraudster, Austin Isibor Aisosa, who hails from Edo State, in Nigeria’s south-south region.
The convict reportedly obtained the money from his victim under false pretense, claiming to be an American soldier wounded in Afghanistan and needing urgent medical attention to enable him to return to the United States.
Jan Ritterhoff, an official of the German Embassy in Nigeria, received the refund on behalf of Ms. Regina Gluck.
Ritterhoff, according to the EFCC said, “It is obvious that EFCC is doing its work and we will continue to do our best to fight all forms of economic and financial crimes.”.
“We are happy that this is possible and we will return it to Ms. Gluck as soon as possible. We are always here to help you and we are grateful for your help in very difficult cases,” he added.