An American businessman, Marco Antonio Ramirez, alongside his companies, Eagle Ford Instalodge Group LP and USA NOW LLC, was on Monday arraigned by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, for alleged fraud.
The suspect was brought before Justice Peter O. Affen of the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, High Court, sitting in Maitama, Abuja on an eight-count charge bordering on obtaining money by false pretense to the tune of $2.3m for the complainants, Prince Ejikeme Ubanagum Mgbemena and Frank Ifaluyi Egbon.
The complainants alleged that the suspect promised to provide American Green Card for members of their families below 18 years.
The suspect allegedly assured them that he would invest the money under the Citizenship and Immigration Services Employment Based Fifth Preference (EB-5).
Source: Daily Post