Orange County Man and Sacramento Man Sentenced to Prison for Participating in Massive Fraud and Money Laundering Conspiracy
US Attorney's Office Central District of California
LOS ANGELES – Two California men today received prison sentences of up to 11 years for participating in an extensive multimillion-dollar conspiracy – much of it committed by Nigerian nationals – that perpetrated a wide variety of frauds, including business email compromise (BEC) fraud, romance scams, elder fraud and fraud using malware.
George Ugochukwu Egwumba, 47, of Cypress, was sentenced by United States District Judge R. Gary Klausner to 132 months in federal prison.
At a separate hearing today, Judge Klausner sentenced Princewell Arinze Duru, 33, of Sacramento, to 81 months in federal prison.
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