The Federal Bureau of Investigation, FBI, has arrested thirteen Nigerians over an alleged $30 million money laundering scheme in the United States.
The US department of justice said federal agents arrested 24 suspects for their involvement in the large-scale fraud which targeted citizens, corporations, and financial institutions throughout the country.
The FBI has taken a particular interest in Nigeria following the arrest last year of Invictus Obi. A businessman whose shady dealings were unraveled by the FBI.
Those arrested and charged to a federal court in Atlanta include: Blessing Oluwatimilehin Ojo, Afeez Olaide Adeniran, Matthan Bolaji Ibidapo, Obinna Nwosu, Benjamin Ibukunoluwa Oye, Christopher Akinwande Awonuga, Ahamefule Aso Odus, Paul Chinonso Anyanwu, Chineda Obilom Nwakadu, Chukwukadibia Ikechukwu Nnadozie, Uchechi Chidimma Odus, John Ifeoluwa Onimole, Oluwafunmilade Onamuti.