Fraudster jailed for £400k payment recovery scam

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Fraudster jailed for £400k payment recovery scam

A fraudster has been jailed for duping a victim out of nearly £400,000 in a payment recovery fraud, the UK's Crown Prosecution Service said in a statement on 13 December. Emmanuel Okunoren received a four- and half-year custodial sentence for fraud by false representation at Exeter Crown Court. The Devon and Cornwall police investigation and CPS prosecution demonstrated that Okunoren gained the trust of the victim and deceived them, by falsely claiming that he worked for a company call...

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