Nigeria’s Saviour During S/Africa Xenophobic Attack, Air Peace Boss, Allen Onyema Faces US $20m Fraud Allegations

Air Peace boss and sole volunteer in evacuating hundreds of Nigerians trapped in South Africa after the historic xenophobic attack on Nigerians and other nationals, Allen Onyema has come under direct indictment in a bank fraud and money laundering investigation.

The indictment is anchored on moving more than 20 million dollars from Nigeria through United States bank accounts in a scheme involving false documents premised on the procurement of airplanes.

Mr Onyema was indicted on November 19, on one count of conspiracy to commit bank fraud, three counts of bank fraud, one count of conspiracy to commit credit application fraud, and three counts of credit application fraud.

In addition, Mr. Onyema was charged with 27 counts of money laundering.

Meanwhile, Allen Onyema, has denied all fraud allegations by the USAZ, stating that they are false and are in no way in line with his character as a person and as a businessman whose only aim has been to build Nigeria and improve wellbeing.

According to a statement he released, Mr Onyema said: “these are indictment that only contains charges. I am innocent of all charges and the US government will find no dirt on me because I have never conducted business with any illegalities.

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