Naija Yoruba Man, Kunle Sodipo Williams Pleads Guilty To $12M Fraud In USA, Faces 20 Years In Jail

Published 2 years ago by: Daniel Bosai
at 12:48 PM, 15/07/2017 (2 years ago)

(16383 | Hero) (m)


Kunle Sodipo Williams, a Nigerian based in the US, has pleaded guilty to a $12 million fraud.

Williams who is a resident of St. Louis, Missouri, has been found guilty of mail fraud, aggravated identity theft, voter fraud and illegally re-entering the US after being removed.

NAN reports that Stuart Goldberg, acting deputy assistant attorney-general of the justice department’s tax division, and Carrie Costantin, acting attorney eastern district of Missouri, said Williams pleaded guilty in a federal court in Alabama.

According to documents filed at the court, the accused stole public school employees’ IDs from a payroll company and used them to electronically file more than 2,000 fraudulent federal income tax returns seeking more than $12 million in refunds.

The attorneys said he also stole several electronic filing identification numbers (EFINs) and used them to secure tax-related bank products and services that facilitated the issuance of tax refunds, blank check stock and debit cards.

They said Williams used the blank stock to print checks funded by the fraudulent refunds and directed some of the refunds onto debit cards.

It was gathered that Williams entered the US from Nigeria under the name Kunlay Sodipo, but was deported in 1995. In 1999, he illegally returned to the country using the last name Williams.

Williams faces a maximum 20-year jail term for the offences and deportation. He will be sentenced in October.

Costantin commended special agents of IRS criminal investigation, FBI, US postal inspection service and all the agencies that investigated the case.

 

Problem with this article? Please contact us


gogoman at 12:53 PM, 15/07/2017 (2 years ago)
(31866 | Addicted Hero) (m)

Net don catch the fish.. na inside pepper soup fish go end  Roll Eyes Roll Eyes
Reply
Bebold at 01:11 PM, 15/07/2017 (2 years ago)
(2174 | Gistmaniac) Online (m)

Please jail him and bring him out after 20years
Reply
christiano10 at 02:11 PM, 15/07/2017 (2 years ago)
(522 | Upcoming) Online (m)

Come,this thing na tribal mark abi wetin?
Reply
euwilliams at 02:18 PM, 15/07/2017 (2 years ago)
(1015 | Gistmaniac) (f)

Which tribe?
Reply
tegonwa at 02:36 PM, 15/07/2017 (2 years ago)
(6554 | Gistmaniac) Online (m)

Just Imagine This Creature?Can Any Cheering Piece Of News Ever Come Out From The Yoruba Today?So Bad.Very Hopeless!
Reply
tegonwa at 02:36 PM, 15/07/2017 (2 years ago)
(6554 | Gistmaniac) Online (m)

Just Imagine This Creature?Can Any Cheering Piece Of News Ever Come Out From Yoruba Today?So Bad.Very Hopeless!
Reply
james987 at 04:35 PM, 15/07/2017 (2 years ago)
(8269 | Hero) Online (m)

Useless job
Reply
DJSNIPPER at 04:36 PM, 15/07/2017 (2 years ago)
(3604 | Gistmaniac) (m)

this dirty tribe nawaooooo
Reply
SOGaiya at 08:20 PM, 15/07/2017 (2 years ago)
(5481 | Gistmaniac) (m)

wasted potentials
Reply
mackojacko at 09:36 PM, 15/07/2017 (2 years ago)
(57 | Newbie) (m)

Quote from: christiano10 link=topic=337987.msg5299269#your Family Trade Mark..arrant foolmsg5299269 date=1500124262
Come,this thing na tribal mark abi wetin?
[/quote  No your Family trade Mark..blood sucker product
Reply
mackojacko at 09:39 PM, 15/07/2017 (2 years ago)
(57 | Newbie) (m)

Quote from: euwilliams on 02:18 PM, 15/07/2017
Which tribe?
  Ask ur Parents..if their brainn still dey function  as well
Reply
mackojacko at 09:40 PM, 15/07/2017 (2 years ago)
(57 | Newbie) (m)

Quote from: euwilliams on 02:18 PM, 15/07/2017
Which tribe?
  Ask ur Parents..if their brainn still dey function  as well
Reply
mackojacko at 09:44 PM, 15/07/2017 (2 years ago)
(57 | Newbie) (m)

Quote from: DJSNIPPER on 04:36 PM, 15/07/2017
this dirty tribe nawaooooo
 As Dirty as Ur Mum honeypot right?...go and get home training..stop hitting ur parents heads on the wall..Bastard Family of otokoto..Blood ucker  and Baby factory product.....this is pen and paper runs without Bloood..arrant illitrate
Reply
christiano10 at 12:27 AM, 16/07/2017 (2 years ago)
(522 | Upcoming) Online (m)

Ndi ofe mmanu don provoke!
Reply
starzx at 11:05 AM, 16/07/2017 (2 years ago)
(701 | Upcoming) (f)

U spend the money on gud wears and shoe so u can also serve the jail in a stylish way. Easy come  easy go money.
Reply
dareper at 01:23 PM, 16/07/2017 (2 years ago)
(20534 | Addicted Hero) (m)

the guy make so much money oo. bad market.
Reply
benosky4 at 03:12 PM, 16/07/2017 (2 years ago)
(4896 | Gistmaniac) (m)

Yoruba and fraud!

Reply
ruthie at 09:37 AM, 17/07/2017 (2 years ago)
(17510 | Hero) (f)

SEEN
Reply

LATEST COMMENTS

  1. dopygenius on: Video: Soldiers Who Were Driving Against Traffic Seen Punishing And Disgracing Driver In Lagos S
    If you see the way I hate this country ehh, Everything about This country sucks... 31 secs ago
  2. kaposky on: BREAKING: 60 Escape Death As Hotel Collapses In Ebonyi
    MAKE UNA COME SEE A LOCAL HOTEL WEY A WHOLE GOVERNOR ELECHI COMMISSIONED IN 2005, NA THUNDER GO FIRE... 8 mins ago
  3. trulyval on: John Obi Mikel Announces Retirement From Super Eagles After Winning Bronze At AFCON 2019
    Ride on bro. God bless u. U have tried. May posterity remember u favorably.... 15 mins ago
  4. Knowman on: Pandemonium Inside Togo Hospital As Strange Bird Allegedly Flies Into Facility & Turns Into A Wo
    Do people turn to animals sometimes : YES . Do I believe that woman turn into something : NO. If the... 15 mins ago
  5. Brave5500 on: Kylie Jenner And Her Female Friends Steps Out In Matching Swimsuits (PHOTOS)
    How did d world get here??  ;D ;D :o ::)... 23 mins ago