Fake Nigerian Senator Dupes Spaniard Of Over Four Billion Naira

Written by on June 26, 2023

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission EFCC has nabbed a fake Senator, Ifechukwu Tom Makwe for alleged four billion seven hundred and thirty-one million naira internet fraud.

Makwe was arrested by operatives of the EFCC at the Guzape area of Abuja following credible intelligence about his internet- related fraud activities.

EFCC’s spokesman Wilson Uwujaren noted that upon arrest, 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.

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.

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