Shortly after the sordid details of 77 Nigerians involved in fraudulent internet activities was revealed, Nigerians have expressed disappointment at the embarrassing act of their compatriots.
The United States’ Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) announced the arrest of 80 suspected internet fraudsters.
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”.
Federal prosecutors announced a 252-count indictment charging 80 people in the U.S. and Nigeria for money laundering, fraud, and identity theft, after they allegedly used a variety of tactics and scams to steal money from businesses and individuals.
Here is the full list below;
|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|
|9||Collins Nnaemeka Ojima|
|11||Nnamdi Theojoseph Duru|
|12||Ericson Uche Oforka|
|13||Mark Ifeanyi Chukwuocha|
|15||Chiemezie Christopher Chilaka|
|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|
|Leslie N. Mba