Friday, August 26, 2016

Love Scam: EFCC Arrests Man Over $145k He Took From Vietnamese Woman

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has arrested one Iwuchukwu Uche for obtaining money under false pretence to the tune of USD145, 000.

Mr. Uche, who said he was a military officer working for the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, NATO, in Kabul, Afghanistan, allegedly collected the money from his victim, H. Uyen, a Vietnamese woman, after promising to marry her.

The suspect, who also claimed to be a property agent operating in Nigeria and Ghana, allegedly told the victim that he needed the money to procure some documents for the planned wedding.

The money was allegedly wired to the suspect’s Diamond Bank account number: 0028998256. The suspect will soon be charged to court, after investigation is concluded, a statement signed by EFCC spokesperson, Wilson Uwujaren said.

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