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US Based Nigerian Business Man Pleads Guilty To N4.2 billion Fraud

Invictus Obi

A Forbes-Celebrated Nigerian bussinessman, Invictus Obi a.k.a Obinwanne Okeke, who was arrested in the United States last year, has pleaded guilty to $11 million (N4.2 billion) fraud.

Okeke who was arrested in the United States last year, has recently admitted to American prosecutors that he was involved in computer-based fraud targeted at American businesses between 2015 and 2019.

The spokesperson for the United States District Court for Eastern District of Virginia, Joshua Steve, explained that the suspect could spend 20 years maximum as penalty in an American jail and would be sentenced on October 22.

Robert Krask, an American judge of the district, had certified the guilty plea on Thursday morning. The probe led by the Federal Bureau of Investigation confirmed that the other alleged conspirators were still at large.