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EFCC arrests yahoo boy who defrauded British man he met on a dating site of £30, 000



The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, have arrested a fraudster who parades himself as a British woman to dupe unsuspecting men online. Fidelis Iruedo met his waterloo on Wednesday, January 24, 2018, after he successfully defrauded a British Citizen of £30, 000 in a romance scam. He paraded himself as a lady then procured a British passport with the name Tracy Anderson, which he used in defrauding the unsuspecting victim.



According to reports, luck ran out on the 31-year-old love scammer, after a petition was made to the Commission by the Nigerian High Commission, London unbehalf of the victim, Alan Digweed. He was arrested in Abuja, while attempting to withdraw money from a bank. Several scam letters, 1 iPhone, a laptop and 3 flash drives were some of the items recovered him.

Fidelis later confessed to the crime and revealed he met his victim in July 2017 on a dating site, Match.com. He will be arraigned in court once investigation is complete.



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