Obinwanne Okeke, the Abuja-based Nigerian who was arrested in the United States on August 6 has been hit with two counts of computer and wire fraud and indicted for $11 million fraud.
The indictment is the initial process of his trial and was backed by the investigation of the U.S. Department of Justice conducted by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI).
If Okeke is found guilty, he will forfeit $11 million in cash and asset.
Obinwanne Okeke faces 30 years of imprisonment if convicted. He is expected to enter a plea bargain in the trial which will start on the 16th of September.