The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC has arrested a fake Senator, Ifechukwu Tom Makwe for alleged €5.7million internet fraud.
Wilson Uwujaren, the Commission’s Spokesperson through a statement made available to journalists on Monday stated that, Makwe was arrested at the Guzape area of Abuja following credible intelligence about his internet- related fraud activities.
“Upon arrest, it was discovered that the suspect, bearing many aliases (Fahad Makwe, Senator Tompolo, Tom Makwe, Dr. Bran), defrauded a Spaniard of €5.7million.
“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.
“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.”