Full list of 77 Nigerians out of 80 people arrested by the FBI for fraud in US (video)
About 77 Nigerians have been arrested by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) for fraud and money laundering case. In a press statement released by US attorney, Nick Hanna in Los Angeles, California on Thursday, a total of 80 suspects “many of whom are from Nigeria”, have been arrested and charged to court with 57 more being hunted globally.
“FBI agents along with federal and state law enforcement authorities arrested a total of 14 defendants in the US, all named in a sweeping fraud and money laundering case. “Those arrested today are among 80 defendants charged in a federal grand jury indictment that alleges that millions of dollars were taken from victims through a variety of scams and online frauds. “We believe this is one of the largest cases of its kind in US history. BEC scam is used to hack email accounts to convince businesses or individuals to make payments that are either completely bogus or that should have been otherwise paid to legitimate companies. “Indictments showed very specific allegations against this suspects many of whom are based in Nigeria in terms of stealing money from victims. The indictment also focuses on those responsible for enabling these fraud schemes including operatives in Los Angeles,” Hanna said. He added that a total of 252 count charges ranging from “conspiracy to defraud, conspiracy to commit money laundering, aggravated identity theft” have been filed against the suspects. An update served on the arrest, revealed that 77 of the arrested suspects are Nigerians. They were accused of conspiring with federal and state agents to perpetrate the crime. Asides being involved in schemes that resulted in the transfer of at least $6 million which was obtained fraudulently, the suspects were also allegedly involved in the attempted theft of at least an additional $40 million. US attorney, Nick Hanna said the suspects handed a total of 252 count charges bordering on “conspiracy to defraud, conspiracy to commit money laundering, aggravated identity theft”, had nicknames such as “Thank You Jesus”, “Son of God”, American Man”, God is God”, “He is Risen”. Here is the full list below; S/N SUSPECTS 1 Valentine Iro 2 Chukwudi Christogunus Igbokwe 3 Jerry Elo Ikogho 4 Izuchukwu Kingsley Umejesi 5 Adegoke Moses Ogungbe 6 Chukwudi Collins Ajaeze (better known as Thank You Jesus) 7 Ekene Augustine Ekechukwu 8 Chuks Eroha 9 Collins Nnaemeka Ojima 10 Uchenna Ochiagha 11 Nnamdi Theojoseph Duru 12 Ericson Uche Oforka 13 Mark Ifeanyi Chukwuocha 14 Augustine Nnamdi 15 Chiemezie Christopher Chilaka 16 Charles Ohajimkpo 17 Stanley Ugochukwu Uche 18 Chika Augustine Odionyenma 19 Paschal Chima Ogbonna 20 Samuel Nnamdi Onwuasoanya 21 Macwilliam Chinonso Chukwuocha 22 Emmanuel Onyeka Uzoka 23 Joshua Aniefiok Awak 24 George Ugochukwu Egwumba 25 Uchechukwu Solomon Ezirim 26 Augustine Ifeanyi Okafor 27 Okay Sam Mal 28 Leslie N. Mba 29 Ogohukwu Innocent Ikewesi 30 Emmanuel Uzoma Ogandu (better known as Son of God’ 31 Amarachukwu Harley Anywanu 32 Bright Ifeanyi Azubuike 33 Emeka Moses Nwachukwu 34 Donatus Izunwanne 35 Chinwendu Kenneth Osuji 36 Eusebius Ugochukwu Onyeka 37 Chidi Anunobi 38 Anthony Nwabunwanne Okolo 39 Obinna Christian Onuwa 40 Chijioke Chukwuma Isamade 41 Linus Nnamdi Madufor 42 Chrysaugonus Nnebedum 43 Ugochukwu Okereke 44 Fidel Leon Odimara 45 Kingsley Chinedu Onudorogu 46 Dessi Nzenwah 47 Chimaroke Obasi 48 James Chigozie Agube 49 Chimaobi Uzozie Okorie 50 Ogochukwu Ohiri 51 Kennedy Chibueze Ugwu 52 Ifeanyichukwu Oluwadamilare Agwuegbo 53 Victor Ifeanyi Chukwu 54 Chidi Emmanuel Megwa 55 Princewill Arinze Duru 56 Desmond Iwu 57 Onyeka Vincent Chika 58 Ifeanyi Kingsley Mezienwa 59 Victor Uchenna Aguh 60 Kevin Amarachi Eshimnu 61 Vitalis Kelechi Anozie 62 Williams Obiora Agunwa 63 George Chimezie Dike 64 Munachiso Kyrian Ukachukwu 65 Nwannebuike Osmund 66 Chidiebere Franklin Nwangwu 67 Damian Uchechukwu Ajah 68 Emeka P. Ejiofor 69 Lawrence Chukwuma Ubasineke 70 Chinedu Bright Ibeto 71 Valentine Amarachi Nwanegwo 72 Emmanuel Chidiebere Dike 73 Jeremiah Utieyin Eki 74 Chinaka Davidson Iwuoha 75 Chima Darlington Duru 76 Ikenna Christian Ihejiureme 77 Obi Onyedika Madekwe
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