Convicted Dating Site Scammer Gets No Love From 4th Circ.


By Ivan Moreno (October 27, 2021, 8:31 p.m. EDT) – The Fourth Circuit on Tuesday upheld the conviction of a Nigerian and nine years in prison for helping to launder money from a dating scam online in the United States, claiming it was irrelevant that he was living in another country at the time.

In a unanimous and published opinion, the three-judge panel also rejected a request for the Fourth Amendment from Seun Banjo Ojedokun, saying he had allowed FBI agents to enter his home for the hour-long questioning that led upon his arrest in 2019.

“Ojedokun reiterates that he never set foot in this country during the plot and, as such, insists that he operated …

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