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Nine Nigerians Arrested In US For $3.5m Fraud by asha80(m): 9:13am On Apr 27, 2019
Nine Nigerians Arrested In US For $3.5m Fraud
The suspects are Oluwaseun Adelekan a.k.a. Sean Adelekan, Olalekan Daramola, Solomon Aburekhanlen, Gbenga Oyeneyin, Abiola Olajumoke, Temitope Omotayo, Bryan Eadie, Albert Lucas and Ademola Adebogun.

BY SAHARAREPORTERS, NEW YORKAPR 27, 2019

Geoffrey S. Berman, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York
Nine Nigerians have been arrested in the United States of America for defrauding businesses and individuals of more than $3.5million.

This was made known by Geoffrey S. Berman, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, and James C. Spero, Homeland Security Investigations (HIS) Special Agent-in-Charge of the Tampa, Florida, Field Office of US, in an announcement made on Thursday.

The suspects allegedly posed as oil workers in Russia.

Further investigations showed that each of the defendants possesses three different emails used in defrauding their victims.

The suspects are Oluwaseun Adelekan a.k.a. Sean Adelekan, Olalekan Daramola, Solomon Aburekhanlen, Gbenga Oyeneyin, Abiola Olajumoke, Temitope Omotayo, Bryan Eadie, Albert Lucas and Ademola Adebogun.

Each of the suspects faces a maximum potential sentence of 20 years in prison.

U.S. Attorney Geoffrey S. Berman said: “As alleged, these defendants deployed three different email schemes to defraud their victims.

“The common denominator in all three schemes was the defendants’ alleged fleecing of their victims through fictitious online identities.

“The schemes allegedly earned the defendants $3.5 million – and also arrests on federal felony charges.”

HSI Special Agent-in-Charge James C. Spero said: “A transnational criminal organisation allegedly conducting illicit domestic and international wire fraud has been dismantled thanks to the hard work of HSI Tampa and Special Agents from the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York.

“This case illustrates the unique investigative authority and international reach of HSI.”

As alleged in their indictment, the defendants participated in a scheme to defraud businesses and individuals through several categories of false and misleading representations, including but not limited to:

"Sending victims email messages that appeared to be, but were not, from legitimate business counterparties that included instructions to the victims to wire payment to those seemingly legitimate business counterparties into bank accounts that were actually under the control of, and/or maintained by, Adelekan, Daramola, Aburekhanlen, Oyeneyin, Olajumoke, Omotayo, Eadie, Lucas, and Adebogun (the “Business Email Compromise Scam”);

"Sending email messages and text messages to at least one victim offering an opportunity to invest in oil stored in Russian oil tank farms conditioned on that victim wiring upfront payments into bank accounts purportedly affiliated with the purported oil investment but actually opened by and under the control of Aburekhanlen, Olajumoke, and Oyeneyin (the “Russian Oil Scam”); and

"Sending email messages and text messages to at least one victim from an individual (or individuals) purporting to be a female with romantic intentions toward the victim requesting, further to establishing a romantic relationship, the wiring of payment into a bank account under the control of Omotayo (the “Romance Scam”).


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Re: Nine Nigerians Arrested In US For $3.5m Fraud by JubrilBuhari: 9:20am On Apr 27, 2019
Adelekan, Daramola, Aburekhanlen, Oyeneyin, Olajumoke, Omotayo, Eadie, Lucas, and Adebogun (the “Business Email Compromise Scam”)

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Re: Nine Nigerians Arrested In US For $3.5m Fraud by Gozzzy(m): 9:24am On Apr 27, 2019
na them them.... somebody shout afonjeeziiiiiiies!!!!



modified, May Satan punish our leaders... if only this hellhole called Nigeria is sane, our people won't be going abroad to bring our names to disrepute.... I hate Nigerian leaders, wallahi!!!!

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Re: Nine Nigerians Arrested In US For $3.5m Fraud by Realdon1(m): 9:26am On Apr 27, 2019
Behold! The southern Region representative of NCAN representing. I'm reading names from alphabet to alpha. I can only see brown roofs covering the names. Pls what does this vision mean?

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Re: Nine Nigerians Arrested In US For $3.5m Fraud by amaniro: 9:29am On Apr 27, 2019
Oluwa Gbemi soke Tori olorun!!! grin
Re: Nine Nigerians Arrested In US For $3.5m Fraud by Adaibeku(f): 9:30am On Apr 27, 2019
Immhotep na lzaa aka lizybaby biakwa na orugo ...

Olalekan daramola smiley

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Re: Nine Nigerians Arrested In US For $3.5m Fraud by GavelSlam: 9:31am On Apr 27, 2019
Lazy idiots.

Jail them for life.
Re: Nine Nigerians Arrested In US For $3.5m Fraud by Stingman: 9:32am On Apr 27, 2019
Yoruba and Igbo are brothers and sisters - Ooni

"God forbid, I will never be a brother to the criminal Igbos" Tunde Ibrahim

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Re: Nine Nigerians Arrested In US For $3.5m Fraud by Nobody: 9:35am On Apr 27, 2019
asha80:

Nine Nigerians Arrested In US For $3.5m Fraud
The suspects are Oluwaseun Adelekan a.k.a. Sean Adelekan, Olalekan Daramola, Solomon Aburekhanlen, Gbenga Oyeneyin, Abiola Olajumoke, Temitope Omotayo, Bryan Eadie, Albert Lucas and Ademola Adebogun.

BY SAHARAREPORTERS, NEW YORKAPR 27, 2019

Geoffrey S. Berman, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York
Nine Nigerians have been arrested in the United States of America for defrauding businesses and individuals of more than $3.5million.

This was made known by Geoffrey S. Berman, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, and James C. Spero, Homeland Security Investigations (HIS) Special Agent-in-Charge of the Tampa, Florida, Field Office of US, in an announcement made on Thursday.

The suspects allegedly posed as oil workers in Russia.

Further investigations showed that each of the defendants possesses three different emails used in defrauding their victims.

The suspects are Oluwaseun Adelekan a.k.a. Sean Adelekan, Olalekan Daramola, Solomon Aburekhanlen, Gbenga Oyeneyin, Abiola Olajumoke, Temitope Omotayo, Bryan Eadie, Albert Lucas and Ademola Adebogun.

Each of the suspects faces a maximum potential sentence of 20 years in prison.

U.S. Attorney Geoffrey S. Berman said: “As alleged, these defendants deployed three different email schemes to defraud their victims.

“The common denominator in all three schemes was the defendants’ alleged fleecing of their victims through fictitious online identities.

“The schemes allegedly earned the defendants $3.5 million – and also arrests on federal felony charges.”

HSI Special Agent-in-Charge James C. Spero said: “A transnational criminal organisation allegedly conducting illicit domestic and international wire fraud has been dismantled thanks to the hard work of HSI Tampa and Special Agents from the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York.

“This case illustrates the unique investigative authority and international reach of HSI.”

As alleged in their indictment, the defendants participated in a scheme to defraud businesses and individuals through several categories of false and misleading representations, including but not limited to:

"Sending victims email messages that appeared to be, but were not, from legitimate business counterparties that included instructions to the victims to wire payment to those seemingly legitimate business counterparties into bank accounts that were actually under the control of, and/or maintained by, Adelekan, Daramola, Aburekhanlen, Oyeneyin, Olajumoke, Omotayo, Eadie, Lucas, and Adebogun (the “Business Email Compromise Scam”);

"Sending email messages and text messages to at least one victim offering an opportunity to invest in oil stored in Russian oil tank farms conditioned on that victim wiring upfront payments into bank accounts purportedly affiliated with the purported oil investment but actually opened by and under the control of Aburekhanlen, Olajumoke, and Oyeneyin (the “Russian Oil Scam”); and

"Sending email messages and text messages to at least one victim from an individual (or individuals) purporting to be a female with romantic intentions toward the victim requesting, further to establishing a romantic relationship, the wiring of payment into a bank account under the control of Omotayo (the “Romance Scam”).


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Some name checkers will not like this.

Meanwhile, what has been seen, cannot be unseen.


Cc Lzaa adaibeku sarrki Yarimo

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Re: Nine Nigerians Arrested In US For $3.5m Fraud by UniQue84: 9:53am On Apr 27, 2019
GavelSlam:
Lazy idiots.

Jail them for life.
inasmuch as I don't support crime, I wouldn't call these fellow Nigerians lazy, No they are not, they are just frustrated, cos it takes high level of IQ to pull such staunt in USA.

Be that as it may, my pain everyday is the leaders we have as a nation since independence and majorly since Democracy, bro the truth is very clear here these set of humans don't give a fvvvck about the average Nigerian man. They are wicked and deserve something worse than death both to them and thier families, how can a leader sit and watch citizens die of hunger, been killed like rats everyday, some can't even buy paracetamol, I wipe everyday. I hate an average Nigerian politician with passion.

We need total overhauling of our leaders, constitution, institution and the likes but it must begin from these selfish, self centred, wicked, satanic politicians. Nigerians are good people but they are gradually turning us into vampires. But one day dey come for them wen nothing go dey to eat for the poor and they will start eating the rich if things don't change fast .mark my words .


God bless the federal republic of Nigeria.
Re: Nine Nigerians Arrested In US For $3.5m Fraud by Osagyefo98: 9:53am On Apr 27, 2019
Nine nigerians......it should have been Nine afonja same way it goes last time....

Abike Dabiri are u blind to this one.

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Re: Nine Nigerians Arrested In US For $3.5m Fraud by SarkinYarki: 9:54am On Apr 27, 2019
GavelSlam:
Lazy idiots.

Jail them for life.

They are no different from their president who is an electoral thief
Re: Nine Nigerians Arrested In US For $3.5m Fraud by sammyj: 10:01am On Apr 27, 2019
Association of name checkers. Over to you ooooo. Na southwest dominate this one shocked
Re: Nine Nigerians Arrested In US For $3.5m Fraud by Nobody: 10:04am On Apr 27, 2019
Sophistication.
Re: Nine Nigerians Arrested In US For $3.5m Fraud by GavelSlam: 10:05am On Apr 27, 2019
SarkinYarki:


They are no different from their president who is an electoral thief

Wailer for life.
Re: Nine Nigerians Arrested In US For $3.5m Fraud by BruncleZuma: 10:06am On Apr 27, 2019
Nigerians again...
Re: Nine Nigerians Arrested In US For $3.5m Fraud by Chubhie: 10:09am On Apr 27, 2019
They're the economist in money circulation according to Naira Marley 2019.

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Re: Nine Nigerians Arrested In US For $3.5m Fraud by SarkinYarki: 10:10am On Apr 27, 2019
GavelSlam:


Wailer for life.

God forbid..I have moved on but the truth must be said..at this point I really don't care if Buhari burns the country down to the ground
Re: Nine Nigerians Arrested In US For $3.5m Fraud by GavelSlam: 10:13am On Apr 27, 2019
SarkinYarki:


God forbid..I have moved on but the truth must be said..at this point I really don't care if Buhari burns the country down to the ground

You don't care but you are moving from thread to thread, day and night, venting your spleen in the process.

Take a chill pill.

Even in threads unrelated to governance, you are quick to cast aspersions on his person.

Haba.

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Re: Nine Nigerians Arrested In US For $3.5m Fraud by MXrep: 10:54am On Apr 27, 2019
GavelSlam:


You don't care but you are moving from thread to thread, day and night, venting your spleen in the process.

Take a chill pill.

Even in threads unrelated to governance, you are quick to cast aspersions on his person.

Haba.
Bashing the dullard is a national and patriotic assignment

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Re: Nine Nigerians Arrested In US For $3.5m Fraud by dreamwords: 11:13am On Apr 27, 2019
Afonja's have casted u.k, now they want to go and cast u.s,
Afonja people with cone head

Re: Nine Nigerians Arrested In US For $3.5m Fraud by bentwood85(m): 11:14am On Apr 27, 2019
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Re: Nine Nigerians Arrested In US For $3.5m Fraud by Unlimitk(m): 12:21pm On Apr 27, 2019
Adaibeku:
Immhotep na lzaa aka lizybaby biakwa na orugo ...

Olalekan daramola smiley

Just pathetic
Re: Nine Nigerians Arrested In US For $3.5m Fraud by Adaibeku(f): 3:16pm On Apr 27, 2019
Unlimitk:


Just pathetic
Welcome back sweetheart ...

Lets just embrace in love than all this emotional bitterness and tribalistic vile

Embrace me love

Re: Nine Nigerians Arrested In US For $3.5m Fraud by Unlimitk(m): 3:17pm On Apr 27, 2019
Adaibeku:
Welcome back sweetheart ...

Lets just embrace in love than all this emotional bitterness and tribalistic vile

Embrace me love
............?
Re: Nine Nigerians Arrested In US For $3.5m Fraud by Beadex1(m): 3:20pm On Apr 27, 2019
Have seen and confirmed this news....secretary NCAN. Next
Re: Nine Nigerians Arrested In US For $3.5m Fraud by ChimaAdeoye: 3:35pm On Apr 27, 2019
dreamwords:
Afonja's have casted u.k, now they want to go and cast u.s,
Afonja people with cone head

What Yoruba boys do in the USA today is simply shameful! They have indeed relocated from London to USA to tarnish the name of Nigerians in America.

You will again ask why aren't they simply called Yorubas instead of the elusive "Nigerians" used in this write up? If any other tribe did this, they are called by their tribal name and not "Nigerians"

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