Mixed reactions have trailed reports about the imprisonment of embattled Nigerian businessman and alleged fraudster, Obinwanne Okeke better known as Invictus Obi in the US.
Invictus Obi was found guilty of internet fraud to the tune of $11 million between 2015 and 2019 by a US court and was sentenced to 10 years imprisonment today, February 16.
Reacting to the development, Nigerians blasted him for advising the youth who doing legal business on how to make it with motivational speeches while he was making great wealth using fraudulent means.
See some of the reactions below,
Twitter influencer @pengmanmodel, wrote,
“This fraud case with Obinwanne Okeke aka Invictus Obi is perfect example of people doing shady things & using entrepreneurship to cover it up.
It’s sad that a lot of our youths look up to some of these people who aren’t straight with their sources of income.”
“When Obinwanne Okeke (invictus Obi) was flaunting illegal money, friends were all over him, even Forbes recognized him.
Now that owo palaba ti segi, no one can boldly come out to say “he’s my friend”.
My dear, owo epo laraye nba ni la.”