EFCC Apprehends Fake Army General For Fraud

By The Nigeria Voice
Fake Army General Oluwasegun Bolarinwa
Fake Army General Oluwasegun Bolarinwa

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has apprehended one Oluwasegun Bolarinwa, who claims to an Army General, for alleged N270 million fraud.

The suspect, Oluwasegun Bolarinwa, who posed as a Nigerian Army General, allegedly made false representations to the complainant, Kodef Clearing Resources.

He claimed President Muhammadu Buhari shortlisted him and one other to become Chief of Army Staff (COAS) and that he needed a short grant “to press and process the appointment.”

Bolarinwa allegedly forged a letter of appointment as COAS purportedly signed by Buhari and showed the same to the victim.

Fake Army General Oluwasegun Bolarinwa

The suspect, reportedly lied that he was expected to pay a certain amount of money into the coffers of the Federal Government of Nigeria (FGN).

Bolarinwa was arrested at his house in the Alagbado area of Lagos on Wednesday, January 12, 2022.

Six pump action guns, three cartridge bullets, a swagger stick and several forged documents were recovered from him.

EFCC spokesman, Wilson Uwujaren, noted that Bolarinwa will be charged to court after investigation is completed.