The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission EFCC, on Thursday released a draft for N500,000 to Dr. Veronica Ibeziako, a retired Chief Magistrate in Anambra State, being funds recovered for her by the Commission.
The presentation was made by the South East Zonal Head of Operations, Mr. Obioha Okorie
The former magistrate was swindled while seeking financial assistance to enable her proceed for medical treatment abroad.
According to the victim, she was billed for a surgical procedure abroad, which was going to cost N3 million. She ended up being defrauded of N500, 000.
Though investigation into the matter is ongoing, the recovered fund was released to the victim to enable her attend to her financial and medical needs for which she was defrauded