Nigerian man bags 10 years jail term for defrauding woman, 65 of $6M in Guyana

A Nigerian, Uche Raymond Okoye bagged ten years imprisonment for defrauding a 65-year-old woman of $6 million (approximately N2.5 billion) in Guyana.

Okoye, also known as Uche Parker who is currently facing several other fraud charges before the Magistrate’s Court was sentenced on ten of those charges on Friday after being found guilty November 03, 2021 on ten counts of Obtaining Money by False Pretence from the woman, a pensioner.

At Friday’s sentencing hearing before Magistrate Anette Singh at the Georgetown Magistratre’s Court, he was sentenced to one year imprisonment on each of the ten charges.

During a plea in mitigation Uche agreed to repay the victim some of the money he defrauded her but there are other matters still being prosecuted against him by the Special Organised Crime Unit.

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