The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC has arrested a fake Senator, Ifechukwu Makwe for alleged €5.7m internet fraud.
In a statement by the Head, Media & Publicity, Wilson Uwujaren, he said the impostor defrauded a Spaniard using different identities.
Uwujaren said, upon arrest, it was discovered that the suspect, bears many aliases (Fahad Makwe, Senator Tompolo, Tom Makwe, Dr. Bran), which he used to defraud 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.
He was arrested in the Guzape area of Abuja following credible intelligence about his internet-related fraud activities.
Uwujaren said the suspect would be charged in court as soon as the investigations are concluded.