Updated: March 4, 2021
His real name isand his real country is Nigeria. His real location is Enugu in Eastern Nigeria. But on dating sites, Chukwuma Wisdom Kamdirichi disguised himself as 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.
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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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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.