- Obinwanne Okeke has admitted to charges levelled against him in America
- According to him, he knowingly, intentionally and unlawfully committed the offences
- Going further, he said the charges against him would be proven in court if the matter proceeded to trial
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Obinwanne Okeke, popularly known as Invictus Obi, has confessed to American authorities that he participated in fraudulent activities.
Okeke who was charged with two counts of computer fraud and wire fraud agreed that he knowingly, intentionally and unlawfully committed the offences against him.
He added that findings by American investigators and the ‘statement of facts’ filed in court by prosecutors are true and accurate.
Going further, he added that the allegations against him would be proven beyond a reasonable doubt if the matter proceeded to trial, Premium Times reports.
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Also, his attorney, John Iweanoge, also agreed.
He said pleading guilty remained the best course of action for his client.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng had reported that the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) in the United States of America has sought the help of the public in tracing six Nigerians who were allegedly involved in a $6m scam.
The FBI posted the images of the wanted cyber fraudsters on its official Twitter handle in the early hours of Saturday, June 27.
According to the tweet, the wanted men took part in email scams that totalled $6m.
The men are:
Richard Izuchukwu Uzuh,
Alex Afolabi Ogunshakin,
Felix Osilama Okpoh,
Abiola Ayorinde Kayode,
Nnamdi Orson Benson and
Legit.ng had also reported that for defrauding 194 widows to the tune of N781,800.00, Ramat Mohammed (alias Gaddafi), has been sentenced to 16 years imprisonment.
The sentence was read by Justice Umaru Fadawu of the Borno state high court. The convicted was an ex-Borno state judiciary officer.
Mohammed was arraigned on two count-charges bordering on obtaining by false pretence and advance fee fraud and other fraud-related offences.
He was alleged to have forged and sold a Food Collection Card, in the name of a non-governmental organisation, to the widows, to the tune of N781,800,000, without delivering any food.
Legit.ng also reported that the EFCC said it was not involved in the arrest of popular Nigerian Instagram celebrity Raymond Igbalodely popularly known as Hushpuppi.
The disclosure was made by the chairman of the anti-graft agency, Ibrahim Magu.
Legit.ng recalls that Hushpuppi was arrested in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) alongside his colleagues by International Police (Interpol) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) for alleged fraud.
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