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Allen Onyema’s Indictment: US Govt Admits No Loss Suffered by Any Bank, Says Law Firm

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Chinedu  Eze

 Following the conclusion of the indictment filed towards Ebony Mayfield, an American and a former employees of Springfield Aviation Company, who was accused to have performed a key position in an alleged financial institution fraud case towards Allen Onyema, Air Peace founder, findings present that the United States authorities admitted there was no loss suffered by any financial institution. 

Mayfield was additionally not given any jail sentence, confinement or house detention by the court docket. 

The indictment was filed towards Mayfield by the United States Attorney for Northern District of Georgia on the District Court in Atlanta, Georgia on Friday, October 28, 2022.

In an announcement issued by A.O. Alegeh & Co Legal Practitioners & Notaries Public, a regulation agency and Counsel to Allen Onyema, Ejiro Eghagha and Air Peace Limited said that this confirmed the place of its shoppers that there was no fraudulent intent in all of the Letters of Credit, there was no sufferer in any approach, method or kind and all of the funds concerned had been reputable funds belonging to its shoppers. 

According to the regulation agency, “Mayfield, a former employees of Springfield Aviation Company Inc. was immediately (Friday) given Probation and a $4000 superb in respect of the Criminal Indictment filed towards her by the United States Attorney for Northern District of Georgia after an investigation spanning over three years and involving about 5 businesses of the US Government. 

“Ebony was an administrative employees with restricted data in Letter of Credit Transactions and pleaded responsible to 1 rely within the indictment, presumably as she realised the futility of making an attempt to elucidate a number of Letters of Credit utilised for buy of Aircraft for Air Peace Limited in a Jury trial. Probation is the bottom potential sentence out there below US Federal Law. 

“There was no lack of cash or any injury in any respect to any third Party. The US Government admitted in court docket immediately that no Bank suffered any monetary loss on this matter.

“There have been false and unsubstantiated Press stories in Nigeria, about the Indictment and Ebony Mayfield,” A.O. Alegeh & Co Legal Practitioners & Notaries Public said.

The agency said that its shoppers by no means took loans or credit score from any US financial institution and Mayfield was by no means paid the sum of $20,000.00 at any time to commit any fraud, as is being peddled by a piece of the Nigerian press.

A.O. Alegeh & Co Legal Practitioners & Notaries Public defined that Mayfield, like different Springfield Aviation Company Inc. employees was solely paid her bi-weekly wage and/or allowances, including that tales are removed from the reality and are intentionally being peddled by a piece of the Nigerian media for ulterior motives.

“Our shoppers keep their innocence within the matter and state that each one steps taken in respect of the Letters of Credit had been taken in good religion and with reputable funds. All the plane concerned had been introduced into Nigeria and utilised within the operations of Air Peace Limited. There was no sufferer. There was no lack of funds to any particular person and there was no legal intent in any respect.

“Our clients’ position has been reviewed by various Law Enforcement Agencies in Nigeria and no evidence of criminality has been established against our Clients. Our Clients remain resolute in the assertion of innocence,” the regulation agency said.

Reacting to this improvement, spokesman of Air Peace, Stanley Olisa mentioned he was relieved and joyful that the part of the media that for a number of months have been peddling false experiences towards Onyema may see why no response was given to them “because when the truth comes out no one can hide it.”

“We knew the source of those false reports and we decided to wait them out. We know that truth would eventually indict them and that is what has happened. In fact, the feelers we are getting is that concerned authorities in the US were aghast that a section of media in Nigeria was preempting the case and did not feel good about it.  So Nigerians will know that all those distorted reports were done out of mischief. We knew the truth would come and we decided to wait them out,” he mentioned.

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