For allegdly defrauding a Spaniard national of Five Million, Seven Hundred Thousand Euros €5.7million, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC has arrested one fake Senator, Ifechukwu Tom Makwe.
Wilson Uwujaren, Head, Media & Publicity of the Commission in a statement on Monday in Abuja, said the fake Senator was arrested by the Commission when it was discovered that the suspect, bearing many aliases Fahad Makwe, Senator Tompolo, Tom Makwe, Dr. Bran, defrauded a Spaniard of Five Million, Seven Hundred Thousand Euros €5.7million.
According to him, Makwe was arrested at the Guzape area of Abuja following credible intelligence about his internet- related fraud activities stressing that Makwe allegedly claimed to be a US Federal Bureau of Investigation, FBI agent and diplomatic solicitor, and succeeded in defrauding his victim using fake identities.
He added that the suspect allegedly started defrauding the victim since 2013 when he first met her on social media.
He will be charged to court as soon as the investigations are concluded.