Department of Justice: Nigerian National Facing Federal Charges for Role in Social Media Elder Scam with Losses of More Than $474,000

Department of Justice: Nigerian National Facing Federal Charges for Role in Social Media Elder Scam with Losses of More Than $474,000. “A criminal complaint was filed today in U.S. District Court in Maryland charging Oluwaseyi Akinyemi a/k/a ‘Paddy Linkin’, a/k/a ‘Joseph Kadin’, age 34, of Hyattsville, Maryland, for the federal charges of mail fraud, attempted mail fraud, and mail and wire fraud conspiracy, in connections with an advanced fee fraud scheme using social media to target elderly victims and causing losses of $474,145.07.”