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FBI – Ninalowo nabbed for $1.5m money laundering

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The Federal Bureau of Investigations has nabbed Kenneth Ganiu Ninalowo on charges of Money laundering going to $1.5m in Chicago.

FBI says the money was gotten from scams targeting a community college in Chicago and an energy company, who were swindled by sending almost $5million to corrupt bank accounts by Ninalowo and Brittney Stokes who is his partner.

Both culprits were charged as part of a bigger investigation, which involved the arrests of over 280 individuals, involving 167 in Nigeria, 18 in Turkey and 15 in Ghana. The Department of Justice confirms arrests were also made in France, Italy, Japan, Malaysia and UK

Investigators confirm the banks have been able to freeze about $3.6million of those funds. Ninalowo and his partner were arrested in July, after a 2019 Range Rover from Stokes and $175,909 were seized from both partners

Kenneth Ninalowo is believed to be a brother to famous Nollywood Actor, Bolanle Ninalowo

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