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Oklahoma: Afeez Adebara Pleads Guilty to Money Laundering
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Oklahoma: Afeez Adebara Pleads Guilty to Money Laundering

Oklahoma: Afeez Adebara Pleads Guilty to Money Laundering as Part of a Nigerian Fraud Scheme (STL.News) – A Norman man pleaded guilty Tuesday in U.S. District Court for his role as a money launderer in a Nigerian romance scam that defrauded multiple victims, including elder Americans, of millions, announced U.S. Attorney Trent Shores. Afeez Olajide Adebara, 35, pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit money laundering before U.S. District Court Judge Gregory K. Frizzell.  Adebara’s sentencing hearing is set for Feb. 3, 2021. “Adebara organized and led a money laundering operation from Oklahoma in order to conceal the proceeds of a Nigerian Romance Scam.  He and his co-conspirators defrauded an Oklahoman and two other victims of more than $1.5 million,” said U.S. Attorney Trent Shores.  “Ro...