Fake Army General who claimed Buhari nominated him as COAS arrested for alleged N270m fraud

One Bolarinwa Oluwasegun, a fake Army General, has been arrested by the operatives of the Lagos Zone Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC for an alleged N270m fraud.

Fake Army General who claimed Buhari nominated him as COAS arrested for alleged N270m fraud

The suspect, who posed as a General in the Nigerian Army, allegedly made false representations to the complainant, Kodef Clearing Resources, that the President, Muhammadu Buhari, had shortlisted him and one other to be appointed as the Chief of Army Staff, COAS, and that he needed a short grant “to press and process the appointment.”

Fake Army General who claimed Buhari nominated him as COAS arrested for alleged N270m fraud

He also allegedly forged a letter of appointment as COAS purportedly signed by the President and showed the same to the victim to further prove his claim.

Fake Army General who claimed Buhari nominated him as COAS arrested for alleged N270m fraud

Fake Army General who claimed Buhari nominated him as COAS arrested for alleged N270m fraud

Fake Army General who claimed Buhari nominated him as COAS arrested for alleged N270m fraud

Meanwhile, Deereporters had earlier reported that the EFCC recovered huge sums of money in the year 2021.

According to the anti-graft agency, huge sums in different currencies were recovered from fraudulent persons in the concluding year

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