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$2.6M Fraud: US Court Jails Nigerian, Others

by Silverbird News24

A Nigerian, Okechukwu Iwuji, alongside two others, has been convicted and jailed for advance fee and money laundering scheme involving over TWO MILLION DOLLARS.

An attorney from the US Attorney’s Office, Guam, Shawn Anderson, announced that THIRTY EIGHT-year-old Iwuji and the other convicts fraudulently obtained approximately TWO POINT SIX MILLION DOLLARS by inducing Guam-based investors to pay bogus fees for a multimillion-dollar inheritance.

They were on Tuesday and Thursday sentenced for their crimes Iwuji, a Nigerian citizen, who previously resided in Orlando, Florida, was sentenced to FOURTY FIVE months imprisonment; three years supervised release, ordered to pay FOUR HUNDRED AND SEVENTY THOUSAND DOLLARS in restitution, a ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS mandatory assessment fee, and a FOUR HUNDRED AND SEVENTY FIVE THOUSND DOLLARS forfeiture money judgment, after previously pleading guilty to conspiracy to commit wire fraud.

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