Criminal Gang Led By Nigerian Yahoo Boy And His Brother Busted In The UK

  • Criminal Gang Led By Nigerian Yahoo Boy And His Brother Busted In The UK
  • A gang of internet fraudsters including Nigerians have been convicted for their parts in the theft of millions of pounds from businesses and individuals in the UK and abroad. The following people were convicted for their roles in a large-scale “diversion fraud” scam using hacking software, following a six-month trial at Blackfriars Crown Court.

    – Bonaventure Sunday Chukwuka, 41, was found guilty of conspiracy to commit fraud by false representation, and conspiracy to conceal/transfer criminal property (money laundering). He was also found guilty of possession of a prohibited item (a phone) in prison.

    – Emmanuel Chike Chukwuka (brother), 27, was found guilty of conspiracy to commit fraud. He was found not guilty of conspiracy to money launder.

    – Christian Chukwuka (brother), 39, was found guilty of conspiracy to commit fraud by false representation and conspiracy to conceal/transfer criminal property

    – Andrew Chike Chukwu, 35, was found guilty of conspiracy to commit fraud by false representation and conspiracy to conceal/transfer criminal property

    – Mohammed Rahman, 31, was found guilty of conspiracy to commit fraud by false representation and conspiracy to conceal/transfer criminal property.

    – Queen Chukwuka, 32, was found guilty of acquiring/possessing criminal property.Grace Plange Chukwu, 39, was found guilty of acquiring/possessing criminal property.

    The court heard during the trial that Bonaventure Chukwuka led an organised criminal gang that targeted businesses and individuals by hacking into their email accounts and stealing large sums of money.

    The fraudsters also used the funds from mule accounts to buy and export thousands of pounds of baby milk to Nigeria, to launder the money. One of the fraud victims was a small construction company with a small team of employees based in the south west of England. It was defrauded out of nearly £13,000 by the group in 2017 and had to close as a result.
    source:toptipz.com.ng

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