Chairman of Air Peace, Allen Onyema has denied the alarming allegations of fraud and money laundering levied on him by United States authorities.

While speaking on the matter his lawyers noted that the allegations are unfounded and strange to him and thus disregards ever indulging such criminal acts.

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The allegations are unfounded and strange to him, Onyema’s lawyers A. O Alegeh & Co. said in an emailed statement on Saturday morning.

Allen Onyema has a track record built on honesty and integrity and will take all necessary steps to clear his good name and hard-earned reputation.

The lawyers also denied that Mrs Ejiro Eghagha, Air Peace’s international airline’s Chief of Administration and Finance, was involved in any shady deals, describing her as a seasoned, honest and responsible person.

The United States Department of Justice said in a statement on Friday that Onyema has been charged with fraud and laundering of over $20 million.

The US authorities said Onyema moved the money from Nigeria through United States bank accounts in a scheme involving false documents based on the purchase of airplanes.




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