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US-based Nigerian businessman allegedly pays fraudsters N787 million for fake property





- Kennedy Chukwuemeka Nwabuoku, a US-based Nigerian businessman has reportedly been defrauded in Lagos

- Nwabuoku was said to have paid some fraudsters known as Emeka Okoronkwo and Michael Owolabi Alonge N787.5 million for a fake property

- Okoronkwo who allegedly received the payments is said to appear in Chief Magistrate (Mrs) Abimbola Komolafe of Magistrate Court 3, Igbosere area of the state

Kennedy Chukwuemeka Nwabuoku, a US-based Nigerian businessman has reportedly been scammed in Lagos state for paying 150 plots of land valued at N787.5 million.

Nwabuoku explained that he on February paid N577, 590, 792 in installments among other charges, plus another N18million for bush clearing to the land agents.

NewsmakersNG reports that he made this known to detectives by DCP Abutu Yaro, at the Force Criminal Investigations and Intelligence Department (FCIID), Alagbon, area of the state.

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He said the agents known as Emeka Okoronkwo and Michael Owolabi Alonge sent him pictures and videos of caterpillars in action at the purported site at Ifedele Agunbiade Village, Sangotedo, in Eti-Osa.

It was learnt that members of Nwabuoku’s family in Nigeria who wanted to see the site were told that the land was in an area bought by prominent Nigerians like former President Olusegun Obasanjo and Oba Riliwanu Akiolu, and it was cordoned off so that ordinary citizens could not gain access.

He decided to visit Nigeria and inspect the land for which he had paid the property agent, Okoronkwo, who was identified as owner of Kings Court Realtors at Plot 321A, Akin Ogunlewe Street, Victoria Island.

Meanwhile, Okoronkwo on Wednesday, November 8, allegedly admitted that he collected N603, 000, 000 for 100 plots, agency fees and legal fees through transfers to Kings Court Realtors’ accounts in two banks.

It was learnt that the detectives found that Nwabuoku transferred the monies in the following order over a period: N229, 000, 000, N86, 000, 000, N120, 000, 000, N41, 300, 000, N11, 291, 000, and N90, 000, 000.

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According to the detectives, fictitious persons were listed in the deed of assignment that the suspected fraudsters also gave to Nwabuoku.

The detectives said they have completed their investigation and the matter has been charged to court with Sgt Morufu Animashaun as police lawyer.

Okoronkwo who allegedly received the payments is said to appear in Chief Magistrate (Mrs) Abimbola Komolafe of Magistrate Court 3, Igbosere area of the state on December 5.

Meanwhile, NAIJ.com had reported that an FCT High Court sitting in Jabi on Monday sentenced two civil servants, Mohammed Audu and Yusuf Ayodeji, to 105 years imprisonment, for fraudulent activities.

The convicts who were Procurement Officers in the Office of the Accountant-General of the Federation, were arraigned by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) in July 2016.

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Source: Naija.ng

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