Invictus Obi, A Nigerian Business man who was arrested in 2019 at the Dulles International Airport has pleaded guilty for the $11m Charges labeled against him by Federal Bureau Investigation (FBI). He faces up to 30 years imprisonment.
The penalty for a wire fraud in the United States may be up to 30 years if the case involve a financial institution, According to pagepate, US Penalties.
The Federal Bureau investigation arrested the 28-year-old Nigerian Businessman, Obinwanne Okeke, the CEO of Invictus Group for a $11 million wire fraud, which was executed by hac*king into a steel company's CEO's Office365 account.
Investigations and trials have been going on while held in the United States, however yesterday the Entrepreneur pleaded guilty to all the charges, and according to the US criminal law, he may face up to 20 or 30 years imprisonment.
He was arrested in August 2019, at the Dulles International Airport, while trying to vacate the United States to Nigeria, he has since being held in FBI custody.The Lawyers to Invictus Obi In February, 2020, have argued in February that their their client did not commit any crime in the United States Soil and should not be held or prosecuted in the US.
Invictus Obi was styled as Forbes African Young Billionaire, he appeared on the Forbes cover of "Under 30". Dollars And Dash: Africa's Bright Young Things. He is the Founder of Invictus Group Nigeria, an investment company headquartered in Abuja.
Just last week another of Africa's Billionaire Ray Hushpuppi was arrested along with friends one already indicated Woodberry, while in a hotel in Dubai for a $30 million ventilator fraud. He was arrested by Interpol after investigations, however the media have not being granted access for an interview, and Hushpuppi may face the same fate and outcome as Invictus Obi if prosecuted by the International Police(Interpol). In the case of Hushpuppi, the alleged hacked funds were meant for ventilators, so basically, this is relief fund meant for suck people most especially during this world emergency, so Hushpuppi may face 30 years imprisonment According to the US law.
Hushpuppi claimed he is into real estate business, and he raised to fame after the Nigerian Instagram celebrity started showing off his luxury lifestyle and wealth, and have been listed as one of the top Nigerian "Yahoo Yahoo" a local given name for the term "fraud".