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August 26, 2016

EFCC nabs Internet scammer who collected N52m from Vietnamese woman in promise of marriage

EFCC nabs Internet scammer who collected N52m from Vietnamese woman in promise of marriage

The Economic And Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Tuesday 23 August 2016 arrested one  Iwuchukwu Martin Uche (pictured) over a $145,000 (about 58 million naira) scam involving a Vietnamese woman named H. Uyen.

While pretending to be a military officer working for the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, NATO in Kabul, Afghanistan, Uche promised to marry Uyen and collected the huge sum of money from her. The bubble burst when Uyen reported the matter to authorities after his soldier lover was nowhere to e found after collecting the sum.

The suspect will be charged to court shortly.

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