Abraham Adeniyi Indicted In Manhattan Federal Court

Abraham Adeniyi Indicted In Manhattan Federal Court

Operator Of Money Laundering Scheme, Abraham Adeniyi Indicted In Manhattan Federal Court

(STL.News) Audrey Strauss, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, and William F. Sweeney Jr., Assistant Director-in-Charge of the New York Field Office of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (“FBI”), announced the unsealing of an Indictment charging ABRAHAM ADENIYI with money laundering and bank fraud offenses in connection with his years-long involvement in a money laundering operation.  ADENIYI, who was arrested this morning in Georgia, will be presented later today before a federal magistrate judge in the Northern District of Georgia.

U.S. Attorney Audrey Strauss said: “As alleged, Abraham Adeniyi used a web of bank accounts to hide millions of dollars stolen from fraud victims, some of which went to Adeniyi’s own pockets.  Thanks to the FBI, Adeniyi now faces federal charges.”

FBI Assistant Director William F. Sweeney Jr. said: “Criminals will always believe there is a pot of gold at the end of the rainbow.  As we allege in this investigation, Mr. Adeniyi and his cohorts stole money and attempted to conceal its origin through a series of bank accounts – all the while thinking no one would be able to track it. 

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