• Tuesday, July 16, 2024
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Air Peace boss denies allegations of money laundering

Following allegations of money laundering, bank fraud, and credit application fraud against the Chairman and CEO of Air Peace Airline, Allen Onyema by the US government, in relation to the purchase of Aircraft, Aircraft spares and Aircraft maintenance, the airline boss has through his lawyers, Alegeh & Co, denied the money laundering allegations against him.

In a statement signed by the law firm, Onyema denied the claims, stating that he was ready and determined to defend himself in court.

The statement read in part, “None of the allegations involve any third party funds but relate to his funds utilized in the Airline business. There is no allegation that any Bank (in the United States, Nigeria or elsewhere), Company or individual suffered any financial or any loss whatsoever.

“The allegations are unfounded and strange to him. 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.

“He looks forward to an opportunity to rebut these allegations in Court.”

Alegeh & Co. is renowned for its commitment to resolving complex legal problems and has earned its reputation as one of Nigeria’s foremost litigation firms.