Milimani Chief Magistrate Hon. Wendy Micheni today granted prosecution orders for fugitive Abdulrahman Imran Juma to be extradited to the United States of America to face 3 charges: conspiracy to commit wire fraud, conspiracy to commit money laundering and aggravated identity theft.
The prosecution, represented by Catherine Mwaniki and Njoki Kihara, had requested that Abdulrahman Imran Juma aka Abdul/Rahman be arrested and extradited to the United States of America.
The fugitive is said to be part of a syndicate that orchestrated a scheme with his co-conspirators, including renowned scammer Ramon Abbas, commonly known as Hushpuppi, who is already before the United States District Court for the Central District of California to defraud a victim who was seeking a lender to invest in a project to build a school.
Juma was arrested in December, and he had been in custody since, as he is wanted by the Grand Jury for the United States District Court of the Central District of California for his role in a gang that conspires to commit wire fraud, conspiracy to commit money laundering and aggravated identity theft.
He is facing up to 61 counts of offences where he and his colleagues would target business people based in the US and Qatar and defraud them so that they could offer loans worth millions of dollars, and was looking at a long jail term once extradited to the USA.
When he was arrested, he was found in possession of 2 passports, one of which was undocumented, and was also going by several aliases in the schemes.
The conspirators would introduce the victim to Imran, who would falsely claim that he would offer the financing through his Kenyan firm.
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