NIGERIAN MEN AMONG THE ARRESTED MEN IN STATEN ISLAND, N.Y FOR FRAUDING.

Published 8 years ago by: Ucy
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NIGERIANS MEN AMONG THE ARRESTED IN STATEN ISLAND, N.Y FOR FRAUDING.

many of whom are Nigerians living on Staten Island -- have been arrested in connection with a multimillion dollar identity theft ring that victimized 60 people, included more than a dozens soldiers who were preyed upon while on active duty in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Among the victims were more than a dozen Staten Island residents, Police Commissioner Ray Kelly and District Attorney Daniel Donovan announced during a press conference at NYPD headquarters in Manhattan today.

Twenty-seven banks in total, including several on the Island, were also defrauded as part of the scheme.

The suspects would gain information on their victims by stealing mail around Staten Island, authorities said. They allegedly used that information to open credit cards and steal money from home equity line of credit accounts.

The group would also obtain Social Security information and other dealing about victims around the country, according to authorities.

All in all, the suspects may have stolen as much as $5 million in the scheme, officials estimated. Aside from the dozen borough residents, other victims lived in Manhattan, Westchester, Philadelphia, Atlanta, North Carolina, and the soldiers from Fort Hood, Texas.

The organization was known as "Bro" -- an acronym based on the first letter in the last name of its three key players, officials said today.

Those three main suspects were: Kazeem Badru, 38, of the 200 block of Osgood Avenue in Stapleton; Ganiu Rilwan, 46, of the 200 block of Park Hill Avenue, Clifton; and Okoronkwo Okechukwu, 32, of Parkview Loop in Graniteville.

Most of the suspects were natives of Nigeria, Ghana and Liberia.

There were 18 alleged key players in the scheme -- of them, 16 face a top count of enterprise corruption, a Class D felony punishable by up to 25 years in prison. The other two face grand larceny charges.


THIS ARE THE LIST OF THE NAMES.

* Kelechi Ekweigh, 31, of the 200 block of Maple Parkway in Mariners Harbor

* Kanayo Unokiwe, 30, of Trantor Place in Elm Park

* Ayodele Rosiji, 21, of Queens

* George Brew, 31, of Philadelphia

* Samuel Montgomery, 29, of Philadelphia

* Ishameel Lawandi, 29, of the 200 block of Park Hill Avenue in Clifton

* Kolawole Adeolike of Arlington Avenue in Mariners Harbor (date of birth unknown)

* Corey Mills, 20, of the 200 block of Park Hill Avenue in Clifton

* John Doe #1

* Alexias S. Cartews, 32, of East Orange, N.J.

* Kevin Marshall, 29, of the Bronx

* John Doe #2

* Jane Doe #1

* Ethel Jones, 25, of Greensboro, N.C

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BONZ at 11:13 AM, 21/07/2010 (8 years ago)
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USUAL PATTERN. NDIGBO WHY NA??

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Ucynice at 11:23 AM, 21/07/2010 (8 years ago)
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My guy is better this way than the guy called Abdulfarouk Umar Abdulmutallab, son of former Chairman of First Bank

Plc, Alhaji Umar Mutallab, who almost blow up North-west Delta Airlines flight on Christmas day.

Have you forgotten that.

GUY TRY AND SAY NO TO RACISM.
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BONZ at 11:55 AM, 21/07/2010 (8 years ago)
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Quote from: Ucynice on 11:23 AM, 21/07/2010
My guy is better this way than the guy called Abdulfarouk Umar Abdulmutallab, son of former Chairman of First Bank

Plc, Alhaji Umar Mutallab, who almost blow up North-west Delta Airlines flight on Christmas day.

Have you forgotten that.

GUY TRY AND SAY NO TO RACISM.
THIS AINT RACISM... ITS FACT DOG. OK THE MUTALLAB THING HAPPENED ONCE & IT WONT HAPPEN AGAIN. U CANT STEREO-TYPE THE MUSLIM NORTH BCOZ OF A SINGLE UNFORTUNATE EVENT. THIS 419, ARMED ROBBERY & FRAUD??? IT HAPPENS EVERYDAY MAN SO DONT EVEN COMPARE COZ THE 2 SCENARIOS ARE INCOMPARABLE.

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Ucynice at 12:01 PM, 21/07/2010 (8 years ago)
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Quote from: BONZ on 11:55 AM, 21/07/2010
Quote from: Ucynice on 11:23 AM, 21/07/2010
My guy is better this way than the guy called Abdulfarouk Umar Abdulmutallab, son of former Chairman of First Bank

Plc, Alhaji Umar Mutallab, who almost blow up North-west Delta Airlines flight on Christmas day.

Have you forgotten that.

GUY TRY AND SAY NO TO RACISM.
THIS AINT RACISM... ITS FACT DOG. OK THE MUTALLAB THING HAPPENED ONCE & IT WONT HAPPEN AGAIN. U CANT STEREO-TYPE THE MUSLIM NORTH BCOZ OF A SINGLE UNFORTUNATE EVENT. THIS 419, ARMED ROBBERY & FRAUD??? IT HAPPENS EVERYDAY MAN SO DONT EVEN COMPARE COZ THE 2 SCENARIOS ARE INCOMPARABLE.

ANY WAY YOU ARE RIGHT. THIS IS ONE NIGERIA WE ARE TALKING ABOUT HERE.
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Ucynice at 12:48 PM, 21/07/2010 (8 years ago)
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PLEASE MY PEOPLE WE SHOULD KNOW THAT FRAUD IS A WORLD CRIME COMMITMENT WHICH IS THE MAJOR DISADVANTAGE OF CIVILIZATION.

AMI IN THIS CASE ARE THE KEY HOLDERS OF FRAUD IN THE WORLD. egg.
1. HAVE WE ONE DAY ASK OUR SELF'S THE CAUSE OF LIBERIAN AND SERE-LOANING WAR.
2. HAVE WE ONE DAY ASK OUR SELF'S THE PEOPLE THAT IS SPONSORING THE REBELS IN AFRICA AND HOW    DID THEY GET IN POWERED. THE GUNS AND SOME OTHER WEAPONS.
3. HAVE WE ASK OUR SELF THE PEOPLE THAT IS BRAIN WASHING AFRICAN LEADERS.
4. HAVE WE ASK OUR SELF WHY IS IT WAR IN ALL THE AFRICAN COUNTRY THAT HAS WORLD RESOURCES.
5. WITH TEARS IN MY EYES HAVE WE ASK TO KNOW THE MAIN TRUTH AND THE REASON WHY OUR OIL       REFINERY IS NOT LONGER WORKING AGAIN.

IF YOU WILL TAKE YOUR TIME AND REASON THIS THE WAY I DID YOU WILL KNOW THAT AFRICANS NOT ONLY NIGERIA ARE STILL LIVING UNDER POLITICAL SLAVERY.
PLEASE GUISE ME RIGHT I AM NOT TRYING TO SUPPORT WHAT THE GUYS DID. NO. IS WRONG. BUT IF WE ARE COMFORTABLE LIKE LIBYA WILL OUR YOUTH BE A PARTY TO ALL THIS. NO.
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LEONE at 02:24 PM, 21/07/2010 (8 years ago)
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They are a total disgrace to africans period.
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jiflexy at 06:05 PM, 23/07/2010 (8 years ago)
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greed,even if they have 1 million today,they will want to have 5 tomorrow,they are nothing but  a disgrace to black skin
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Ogelele at 05:15 AM, 5/08/2013 (5 years ago)
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Yet another mess...
Get more GIST HERE
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ThoRam at 08:42 AM, 5/08/2013 (5 years ago)
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Noted....
 
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