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Obinwanne Okeke to forfeit $11 Million, faces 30 years Prison



Obinwanne Okeke, the Nigerian businessman residing in Abuja, arrested on August 6 in the United States US. And charged with two charges of computer and wire fraud, he was charged with fraud for $ 11 million.

The accusation, which is the initial trial before the trial began, was supported by a US Department of Justice investigation conducted by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI).

If you are found guilty of the expenses, we recommend that you lose at least $ 11 million in cash and assets. The emerald cut engagement ring that was found in him when he was arrested was also added to the list of items that will be lost.

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The recommendation came after the conclusion of the investigation while it was still in the custody of the US marshal service. UU. The grand jury set up to investigate the investigation came back with a formal charge against Okeke for the $ 11 million fraud on 9 September.

The Nigerian businessman included among the 100 most influential young Africans in Forbes in 2018, faces up to 30 years in prison if convicted. It is expected to enter into a plea agreement at the start of the trial on September 16th.

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