“Its all lies! I didn’t do it” – Air Peace boss, Onyema reacts to US fraud story

The Chairman/CEO of Air Peace,  Allen Onyema has denied allegations of bank and money laundering levelled against him by the United State Justice Department. The US Attorney’s Office in the Northern District of Georgia had in a charge accused Onyema of money laundering “for moving more than $20 million from Nigeria through United States bank accounts in a scheme involving false documents based on the purchase of airplanes.” According to the US Department of Justice statement released on Friday, Onyema’s Chief of Administration and Finance, Ejiroghene Eghagha, has also been…

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Air Peace owner, Onyema accused of fraud and money laundering

Weeks after he was hailed as a national hero for evacuating hundreds of Nigerians caught in xenophobic cross-fire,  Allen Onyema, the CEO and founder of Air Peace, a Nigerian airline, plying local and international routes is currently entangled in a web of bank fraud and money laundering to the tune of about $20m. The Nigerian airline owner was accused of moving more than $20 million from Nigeria through US bank accounts in a scheme involving “false documents” based on the purchase of aeroplanes. Onyema was indicted alongside Ejiroghene Eghagha, the…

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