Shock arose as Obinwanne ‘Invictus Obi’ Okeke, CEO of Invictus group, received a 10-year jail term for fraud via FBI conspiracy penalty.
The Nigerian fraudster was arrested by the Federal Bureau of Investigation FBI in the US for over $11 million internet fraud in 2019 which captured the attention of the whole Nigerians and the world as a whole.
According to reports, one of the most influential judges who is known famously as Chief district judge of US District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia, Rebecca Smith, delivered a fair judgement which resulted in the trending penalty.
In his judgement, he claimed that Nigerian was involved in computer-based intrution and should be jailed having crumpled out over 11 million dollars from a firm.
In his words, he said:
“Through subterfuge and impersonation, Obinwanne Okeke engaged in a multi-year global business email and computer hacking scheme that caused a staggering $11 million in losses to his victims,” Raj Parekh, acting US attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia, said.”
“Today’s sentence further demonstrates EDVA’s and FBI’s worldwide reach in vigorously pursuing justice on behalf of American victims and others and holding international cybercriminals accountable, no matter where they commit their crimes.”
Nigerians were in full reactions via all the top social media platforms as they share their thoughts introspecting this shock. What’s your view on this?