BEC scam artist ordered to pay back $2.5 million, lands hefty prison sentence

    Date13 Sep 2018
    CategoryLatest News
    Posted ByBrittany Day
    A Nigerian resident has been ordered to pay back $2.5 million in damages and serve five years in prison for running business email compromise (BEC) scams which sought to defraud victims out of $25 million. Onyekachi Emmanual Opara was sentenced on Tuesday in a Manhattan, New York federal court for his crimes, according to the US Department of Justice (DoJ).
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