Forbes-listed Nigerian businessman, Obinwanne Okeke aka Invictus Obi has pleaded guilty to the $11 million (N4.2 billion) fraud charged against him.
As reported by Premium Times, Invictus Obi who was arrested in the USA in August 2019, admitted in court that he was involved in computer-based fraud between 2015 and 2019.
He made the plea on Thursday at the Norfolk Magistrate Court Room 2 of the United States District Court for Eastern District of Virginia.
The judge, Robert Krask, on Thursday certified the guilty plea to clear the paths for Okeke’s sentencing and could be sentenced to 20 years in an American jail.
It was also announced that the 32-year-old Nigerian would be sentenced on October 22, 2020.
In a probe led by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Okeke and others were accused of targeting American businesses.
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