EFCC Extradites Suspected Internet Fraudster To U.S Over Alleged $148k Scam

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Nigerian Suspected fraudster has been extradited to the United States of America by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) for allegedly initiating a 148,000 USD scam.

This was announced today by the agency in a statement released via its official verified Twitter.

A wire fraud suspect who is identified to be Adedunmola Gbadegesin was, on Monday, April 26, 2022, handed over to the USA where he is wanted in a case of conspiracy to commit wire fraud and money laundering.

The offences contravene Title 18, US Code, Section 1349 and 1956 (h) and carries a maximum jail term of 20 years.

It was gathered that the EFCC, having received a request from the office of the Attorney General of the Federation, pursuant to a February 11, 2022 Order by Justice D.E Osiagor of the Federal High Court, Lagos, in Suit No. FHC/L/CS/765/21, which granted a request to extradite the suspect to the United States to answer for criminal charges bordering on a romance scam, wire fraud and money laundering, coordinated his extradition and ensured that he was being handed over to the necessary authority.

See their tweet below:

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