Invictus Obi: Federal High Court issues final forfeiture of N280.5million

A Federal High Court in Lagos has ordered the final forfeiture of N280.5million ”warehoused” in bank accounts said to be owned by Invictus Oil and Gas Limited and Invictus Investment Limited alleged to have been owned by Obinwanne Okeke – “a strong leader of a cybercrime syndicate specialized in business email compromise.”

The order of the court made by Justice Rilwan Aikawa was made on Thursday as a result of the submissions by the EFCC Legal officer Rotimi Oyedepo.

Obinwanne Okeke is being tried in the United States of American over an alleged $11.5m cyber fraud. He appeared in Forbes magazine as one of Africa’s most outstanding 30 entrepreneurs under the age of 30.

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The Federal Bureau of Investigation arrested him this year with claims that he and a syndicate defrauded a number of American citizens to the tune of $11m “through fraudulent wire transfer instructions in a massive coordinated business email compromise scheme.”


Asegg Adeniyi

Asegg Adeniyi, writes entertainment and national news on Kemi Filani News . A passionate writer who loves to disseminate informative reports on topics bordering on celebrities, lifestyle, sports and politics. A Graduate from the Department of Agricultural Economics and Extension, Ladoke Akintola University of Technology LAUTECH , with aspirations to reach the top. Loves football and epic movies set in the medieval times. Email: [email protected] Tel: +2348061000090 Address: 13 Akonwonjo, Egbeda, Lagos, Nigeria

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