US-Nigerian Citizen Used Fake Passports to Launder Romance Fraud Money



Arinze Michael Ozor, 36, has pleaded guilty of Friday for using a forged passport to carry out a money-laundering conspiracy of about $1 million. The U.S. Attorney’s Office for District of Maryland said in a release on Monday that used two fake passports to open eight “drop-accounts”, and took over $976,000 from business email and romance fraud schemes.

It was said that Ozor used a Ghanaian passport to open five bank accounts and a Beninese passport to open three more accounts. He is therefore, expected to be sentenced to about 10 years in prison in May.