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Fonjeck Eric Azoh biography: 8 things about Mount Rainier, Maryland man

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Fonjeck Eric Azoh is a resident of Maryland, United States. Here are eight more things about him:

  1. He lives in Mount Rainier, Prince George’s County, Maryland. (a)
  2. He sells cars and bitcoin to people in Africa for a living, according to him. (b)
  3. Between January 2019 and October 2020, he advertised the sale of pit bull puppies on various websites and agreed to sell these puppies to victims living throughout the U.S. even though he never intended to provide them. (a)
  4. Throughout his scheme involving the sale of pit bull puppies between January 2019 and October 2020, he used a global money transfer service called Walmart2Walmart and more than 200 different identities to receive transactions at Walmart stores across Washington, D.C., USA and surrounding states and collected at least $158,000 from at least 119 victims who lived in 40 different states. (a) (b)
  5. In January 2021, he was arrested. He admitted to being involved in the wire fraud involving the sale of pit bull puppies between January 2019 and October 2020 and claimed that he was the middle man taking only a 30 percent cut of the money and sending the rest to Africa. (a) (b)
  6. On August 30, 2021, he pleaded guilty to a scheme in which he generated at least $158,000 in money transfers from more than 100 victims who never got the dogs. He agreed that a restitution order of at least $158,000 is appropriate in the case and to forfeit $67,000 seized by law enforcement during the investigation and pay an additional $92,000 forfeiture money judgment. (a) (b)
  7. He was 42 years old when he pleaded guilty to wire fraud on August 30, 2021. (a)
  8. On November 17, 2021, he will be sentenced by the Honorable Carl J. Nichols in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia. (a) (b)

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