Scam: EFCC arrests man for conning Vietnamese woman out of $145,000 with false promise of marriage
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Tuesday, August
23, 2016, arrested one Iwuchukwu Martin Uche for obtaining money under
false pretence to the tune of USD145, 000. 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 Viatnamese 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.