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Nigerian Allegedly Linked to Global Multimillion Dollar Racket Arrested, Charged in Guyana

(Demerara Waves) A Nigerian man, who is allegedly linked to a global financial racket, has been arrested and charged in Guyana, police said.

Police say Uche Raymond Okoye also known as Uche Parker, who entered Guyana illegally from Brazil through Lethem is “part of a criminal organisation which seeks to fraudulently receive cash deposits from unsuspecting Guyanese victims.”

The Guyana Police Force said that the criminal network has been ongoing for the past six months in Guyana now with links to the United Kingdom, Nigeria, Peru, Brazil, Venezuela, Argentina, Paraguay and the United States of America among other countries.

He was charged and arraigned on Tuesday, November 24, 2020 charged with two counts of obtaining money by false pretense, demanding money by menace, and illegally entering Guyana.

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