- Allen Onyema Denies Fraud Allegations
Allen Onyema, the founder and CEO of Air Peace, has denied fraud and money laundering allegations levied against him by the US Department of Justice.
The CEO said they are false and does not represent his person or character as his only aim has been to create job and improve the wellbeing of Nigerians.
“As the press statement clearly stated, these are indictment that only contains charges. I am innocent of all charges and the US government will find no dirt on me because I have never conducted business with any illegalities.
“Be rest assured that I also have my lawyers on this and these mere allegations will be refuted. I never laundered money in my life, neither have I committed bank fraud anywhere in the world. Every Kobo I transferred to the US for aircraft purchase went through the Central Bank of Nigeria LC regime and all were used for the same purpose.
“The American companies that received the funds are still in business. I never took a penny from any US bank or Nigerian bank. I am willing to defend my innocence in the US courts,” Onyema stated.
The US Department of Justice had accused Onyema of orchestrating fraud and laundering over $20 million from Nigeria through the United States bank accounts with several false documents.