Suspected Nigerian fraudster, Olalekan Jacob Ponle aka Mr Woodnerry has pleaded not guilty to all fraud charges levelled against by the U.S government after he was arraigned before the Magistrate Judge Jeffrey Cummings of the United State District Court Illinois.
Woodberry is set to appearing before the court on Saturday, July 25, the suspected Nigerian fraudster acknowledged the receipt of the indictment and entered a plea of not guilty to each count.
Documents obtained by Premium Times read;
“Defendant appears in response to his arrest on 7/2/20. Attorney, Michael Nash, appears on behalf of the defendant. Defendant informed of the charges against him as well as of the possible sentence fine if convicted of those charges.
“Arraignment proceedings held, Defendant acknowledges receipt of the Indictment, waives formal reading, and enters a plea of not guilty to each count in which he is named.”
The status hearing to know if the case is set for trial has been slated for August 8, and it was further learnt that Mr Woodberry will remain in the custody of the United States Marshals Service. Photo Credit: Getty