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Ohio Man Sentenced To 15 Months For BEC Scam

Chief US District Judge Janet Hall last week sentenced Olumuyiwa Adejumo to 15 months in federal prison for his role in a business email compromise scheme targeting organizations in the United States. His sentence will be followed by 3 years of supervised release.

Adejumo, also known by a slew of aliases, including “Ade,” “Slimwaco,” “Waco,” “Waco Jamon,” “Hade,” and “Hadey,” teamed up with co-conspirator Adeyemi Odufuye and others to target CEOs, CFOs, and other corporate leaders with fraudulent emails. Their messages were crafted to appear as though they came from the legitimate email addresses of business executives.