Invictus Obi Pleads Guilty to N4.2 Fraud in United State
Nigerian businessman, Obinwanne Okeke aka Invictus Obi has pleaded guilty to the $11 million (N4.2 billion) fraud charged against him.
He is expected to be sentenced on October 22.
According to the news platform, a spokesperson for the United States District Court for Eastern District of Virginia, Joshua Stueve said Okeke could spend 20 years in an American prison.
Stueve said that the 32-year-old Nigerian would be sentenced on October 22, 2020.
He said, “A federal district court judge will determine any sentence after taking into account the U.S. sentencing guidelines and other statutory factors.”
Robert Krask, an American judge of the district, certified the guilty plea on Thursday morning to clear the path for Okeke’s sentencing.
Okeke was arrested in August 2019 as he was about leaving the United States for Nigeria.