Three Nigerians Extradited To United States Over Alleged Fraud

Three Nigerian nationals accused of operating an international fraud scheme have been extradited to the Southern District of Florida to face federal charges.

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A release issued by the United States Department of Justice yesterday said that one of the suspects, Kennedy Ikponmwosa, was extradited from Spain and he made his initial appearance before U.S. Magistrate Judge Edwin G. Torres on April 18.

Iheanyichukwu Jonathan Abraham and Jerry Chucks Ozor were also extradited from the United Kingdom yesterday and would make their initial appearances before U.S. Magistrate Judge Eduardo I. Sanchez on Monday in Miami.

According to the release, Neboh, Ikponmwosa, Abraham, Samuel, and Ozor were arrested in April 2022 by authorities in Madrid and London, based on an indictment filed in the Southern District of Florida, and had remained incarcerated since then.

Samuel  pleaded guilty to conspiring to commit mail fraud and wire fraud on March 27.

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