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His real name is Chukwuma Wisdom Kamdirichi. His real country is Nigeria. But on dating sites, he was senior American soldier Hennman Thompson

His real name is Chukwuma Wisdom Kamdirichi and his real country is Nigeria. His real location is Enugu in Eastern Nigeria. But on dating sites, Chukwuma Wisdom Kamdirichi disguised himself as Hennman Thompson, a military officer from the United States of America.

This was, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Enugu zonal office, said in court documents, to dupe love-seeking women.


His journey of deceptions and lies ended on Wednesday when Justice I.N. Buba of the Federal High Court sitting in Enugu, Enugu State, convicted him on a one-count charge bordering on impersonation and illegal possession of fraudulent documents.


The convict who is a student of a tertiary institution in the zone, pleaded “guilty” as charged by the EFCC when it was read to him.

Intelligence report from the anti-graft agency alleged that the convict sometime in 2018, in Enugu presented himself as Hennman Thompson, a military officer from the United States of America, by means of computer system through to one Sayrah and other unsuspecting foreign victims who thought they were dealing with a genuine person.

Further investigation by the EFCC, revealed that the convict specialises in using dating site to defraud his victims by soliciting for love from them and acting as a genuine friend.


After reviewing the charge against him, Justice Buba, found him guilty and sentenced him to one month imprisonment starting from the date of his arrest.

Simon Ateba | Washington DC
Simon Ateba | Washington DC
Born in a small village in Cameroon, groomed in Nigeria's most populous city of Lagos, and now in Washington D.C. to practice journalism at a global level, Simon is an investigative journalist and publisher of TODAY NEWS AFRICA, USA based in Washington DC

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