The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has handed over property recovered from a convicted fraudster, Aisosa Ohue, alias Frederick Leonard, to an American victim, Cheryldene Cook.
EFCC’s spokesperson, Wilson Uwujaren, in a statement Friday, said the property included the sum of N19 million and a three-bedroom semi-detached duplex at Ward 36A, Amagba community in Oredo Local Government Area of Edo State.
He said that the property, which also included a Lexus E350 saloon, an iPhone 13 Pro Max and a Samsung A31 phones, were presented to the victim in Abuja by the Zonal Commander, Adebayo Adeniyi, and the Head, Advanced Fee Fraud Section, Jimoh Rauf.
Uwujaren said that Cook, who flew in from the United States of America to receive the items, was accompanied to the commission by her lawyer, Dr Mike Nwosu, adding that she expressed appreciation to the commission for the recovery.
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According to him, Justice C.E, Nwecheonwu of the Federal Capital Territory High, Kuje, had in January ordered the forfeiture of the property after Orhue was convicted of a three-count charge, including obtaining money by false pretence. (NAN)