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Nigeria Extradites Suspected ‘Yahoo Boy’ To US Over $148,000 Fraud

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Suspected web fraudster, Adedunmola Gbadegesin, is being extradited to the US by the Federal Govt over $148,000 fraud. Portray: EFCC.The Federal Govt has extradited a wire fraud suspect popularly is believed as ‘Yahoo Yahoo’ to the US over an alleged $148,000 fraud.

Adedunmola Gbadegesin is wished in the US on a case of conspiracy to commit wire fraud and money laundering, the spokesman for the Financial and Monetary Crimes Commission (EFCC), Wilson Uwujaren, disclosed in an announcement on Wednesday.

He defined that the suspect became once arrested in Nigeria on September 2, 2021, for allegedly defrauding an American lady residing in Kentucky.

Uwujaren acknowledged the U.S. would prosecute the suspect for offences allegedly contravening Title 18, US Code, Allotment 1349 and 1956 (h).

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He said that Gbadegesin’s extradition became once coordinated by the anti-graft company following a inquire of from the office of the Authorized reputable-Fashioned of the Federation (AGF).

In conserving with the EFCC, this followed a February 11, 2022 Suppose by Justice Daniel Osiagor of the Federal High Court docket, Lagos, in Suit No. FHC/L/CS/765/21.

The swimsuit granted a inquire of to extradite the suspect to the US to answer felony costs bordering on a romance rip-off, wire fraud, and money laundering.

Upon arriving in the US, the suspect is billed to appear sooner than a United States District Court docket for the District of Fresh Mexico, where two counts of conspiracy to commit wire fraud and conspiracy to commit money laundering indulge in been filed against him.


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