Nigerian romance scammer Kingsley Ibhadore ARRESTED!

SOURCE: Arizona man from Nigeria romance scammed $3M from ‘preyed upon’ women, feds say (


  • Kingsley Ibhadore, an Arizona resident originally from Nigeria, was arrested this past October on federal charges of conspiracy, transactional money laundering, and false use of a passport.
  • A Secret Service investigation found Ibhadore receiving almost $3 million in romance scams, opening 24 different bank accounts under different names like Barry Bhoye, Celestin Cheick, Simone Diakite and Celestin Emmanuel.
  • Victims of his scam would send checks worth up to $200,000, which would be withdrawn and transferred to his accounts in Turkey and Nigeria. The victims are mainly older women, which he found through and