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Two Defendants Convicted For Operating Multimillion-Dollar Business Email Compromise And Money Laundering Scheme | USAO-SDNY

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Damian Williams, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, announced that a jury returned guilty verdicts yesterday against OLUWASEUN ADELEKAN, a/k/a “Sean Adelekan,” and TEMITOPE OMOTAYO for conspiracies to commit wire fraud and money laundering, and aggravated identity theft.  U.S. District Judge Loretta A. Preska presided over the one-week trial.

U.S. Attorney Damian Williams said: “As a unanimous jury swiftly determined, Oluwaseun Adelekan and Temitope Omotayo were members of a years-long scheme to steal millions of dollars from businesses large and small across the globe and to launder their fraud proceeds domestically and internationally.  The two will now pay for their criminal activity and the harm they exacted upon their victims. ”

As reflected in the Superseding Indictment, public filings, and the evidence presented at trial:

Beginning no later than in or about July 2016, ADELEKAN and…

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