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This Nigerian couple gets arrested for stealing nearly $40,000 from owner of a baseball team in Florida(Photo)

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A Nigerian couple in Cypress is being accused of stealing nearly $40,000 from an owner of the Tampa Bay Rays baseball team. The
team’s part owner, Randy Frankel, told police in St. Petersburg,
Florida, that someone had managed to get into his assistant’s AOL
account in February, compromising instructions to Wells Fargo Bank to
route $38,326.26 into another Wells Fargo business account. .


According to charging documents, the money ended up instead in the Bank of America account owned by Madoussou Odebode.
Investigators say Madoussou claimed she met a person who said they were
interested in repairing flooded cars and then selling them.

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Nigerian couple arrested for stealing nearly $40,000 from owner of a baseball team in Florida

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Laila Ijeoma.
Published on November 23, 2017 at 6:56 am
A Nigerian couple in Cypress is being accused of stealing nearly $40,000 from an owner of the Tampa Bay Rays baseball team.

The team’s part owner, Randy Frankel, told police in St. Petersburg, Florida, that someone had managed to get into his assistant’s AOL account in February, compromising instructions to Wells Fargo Bank to route $38,326.26 into another Wells Fargo business account. .

According to charging documents, the money ended up instead in the Bank of America account owned by Madoussou Odebode. Investigators say Madoussou claimed she met a person who said they were interested in repairing flooded cars and then selling them.

She allegedly told Harris County deputies she contacted a friend who owned Brian Auto Sales, and forwarded an invoice to the interested entrepreneur for four cars.

When the money was paid into her account, Madoussou allegedly claimed she paid out $30,020 for four vehicles, including two flooded Mercedes Benz and two Lexus vehicles.

The Harris County District Attorney’s office says however that the company Brian Auto Sales does not exist, according to charging documents. The payments allegedly went to her husband, Oluwatomiwa Odebode, instead.

Surveillance camera footage from the Bank of America at 11288 Westheimer in Houston showed the couple purchasing two cashier’s checks in the amounts of $19,200 and $10,800, according to the DA’s office.

Investigators said both checks were deposited into a Chase bank account opened by an unknown person using a fraudulent passport as identification. The IP address of the computer that compromised the AOL email account owned by Frankel’s assistant originated out of Lagos, Nigeria, investigators said.

A judged charged both Madoussou Odebode and her husband, Oluwatomiwa Odebode, with third-degree felony theft. Their bonds are set at $2,500 each and their next court appearance will be in December.

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L. A Prisoners Infect Themselves With Coronavirus To Get Early Release (VIDEO)

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A group of silly L.A area prison inmates were very eager to contract the dreaded coronavirus .

They attempted this because they believed that would trigger their ticket out of prison.

According to the L.A. County Sheriff Alex Villanueva who made the startling revelation Monday, said about twenty-four (24) inmates at the Pitchess Detention Center in Castaic attempted (and somewhat succeeded, apparently) to infect themselves way back in mid-April 2020.

The Sheriff revealed that their department saw an increase in spike in confirmed cases out of nowhere.

He said that when they investigated, they found a high number of inmates living in one block of the prison appeared to be deliberately trying to infect each other with COVID-19 any way they could from behind bars.

When Alex Villanueva played the surveillance footages he and his team combed through carefully , and it showed several inmates hanging out in a common area and passing around what Alex described as a hot cup of water, as well as one face mask they’d each put on all in hopes of getting sympathy from a judge to spring them from the facility and let them go home.

But it turns out, their little ploy worked but, only halfway.

Villanueva reported that 21 of the inmates (out of 50 in the block) caught the ‘Coronavirus.

“What they won’t catch is a break” said the Sheriff.

Watch the Video HERE

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COVID-19 LOCKDOWN: 12 Year Old Albino Girl Suffers Eye Problems After Hawking Veggies In Abuja (PHOTOS)

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A very sad Facebook post greeted Nigerians from Abuja showing a 12 year old Albino Girl Grace, who started developing sight problems after Hawking Veggies under the scorching sun in Abuja.

The Facebook post stated that the little girl was asked to hawk the veggies by her aunt whom she lives with.

Below are the Screenshots of the Facebook post:

This sad news has sparked an outrage by well meaning individuals who spoke against such cruelty and insensitivity of the said girl’s aunt.

what do you think of this? Drop your comments below.

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“Buhari is Made In London” – Reno Omokri Blasts Presidency On Nigerian Made Products

The Buhari administration has been known for enforcing the Nigerian people to patronize Nigerian made goods though without much strategy to make life easier while this transition to economic growth is enforced.

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The Buhari administration has been known for enforcing the Nigerian people to patronize Nigerian made goods though without much strategy to make life easier while this transition to economic growth is enforced. Many Nigerians have tagged it a harsh move that is insensitive and inhumane but moreso, Reno Omokri has singled out signals of hypocrisy in the President of Nigeria by outlining certain traits of family moves of the President that shows that he(Buhari) as the No.1 citizen has no regards for anything made in Nigeria but yet wants other Nigerians to embrace Nigerian made goods.

Reno Omokri ‘s tweet reads:

His kids schooled in England. His wife just returned from a 3 month UK stay. His daughter gave birth to his grandchild in Spain (made in Spain), yet
@MBuhari
, who is London, wants us to patronise made in Nigeria!

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