Operatives of the Lagos Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) have arrested one Bolarinwa Oluwasegun, who posed as an army general, and allegedly defrauded a company of N270m.
“The suspect allegedly made false representations to the complainant, Kodef Clearing Resources, that President Muhammadu Buhari, had short-listed 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,'” the EFCC said in a statement on Thursday.
“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,” EFCC added.
Weapons were recovered from the suspect.
See photos of the fake general and weapons recovered from him: