The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), has arrested one Iwuchukwu Martin Uche for defrauding a woman of $145,000 (about N58 million) after promising to marry her.
Uche, who claimed to be 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.
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.
A statement by the EFCC on Thursday said that the suspect will soon be charged to court, after investigation is concluded.