NIGERIAN STUDENT DUPES US COMPANIES WITH MILLION DOLLARS A Nigerian student, Amechi Colvis Amuegbunam, based in the United States of America(USA) on a student visa is imprisoned for 46 months, for carrying out one of the most daring scams ever. He has been described “King of Modern Scam” since he posed himself the Chief Executive Officer of the Man Blue Companies and defrauded other companies with millions of dollar. According to a report by Dallas News, Amuegbunam posed as a CEO' and manager to convince top companies in the US as they sent him millions of Dollars in a scheme that was spurned out criminal cunning. According to the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), the scam scheme that was carried out by Amuegbunam was highly classy than any similar scam they have ever seen. The scam called the Business Email Compromise [BEC], it was gathered and was operated by Amuegbunam who allegedly sent forwarded mails to company employees by interchanging letters in the actual company emails so that it was done by the authority as a top company executive to lead money. Investigators who were aware of his scams said that in 2013 when two North Texas companies fell victim to the tricks, he ended up tricking more than 10 victims who approximately gave him $3.7 million. According to records from the court, the 30-year-old Amuegbunam was living in the US by a student visa when he committed the crimes. When he was arraigned in court which followed his arrest, Amuegbunam pleaded guilty on one count of conspiracy to commit wire fraud and a federal judge sentenced him to a 46 month imprisonment. His lawyer, Ezekiel Tyson stated this on his conviction: "We have found Mr. Amuegbunam as a person and as a man throughout the process of this criminal case. “He is absolutely intelligent and creative of all I have ever represented." He added. According to a statement by his lawyer, after the prison term, Amuegbuna will be deported to Nigeria where he plans to become a farmer. The lawyer also added in his words "I deduce that once he puts his intelligence, creativity, and drive towards legitimate enterprises, he will have a very positive result. “Mr. Amuegbunam also plans to do his best by repaying the reimbursement he owes to the victim companies." His lawyer added.