Kenneth Ganiu Ninalowo, believed to be a brother to Nollywood actor, Bolanle Ninalowo has been arrested by the FBI on charges of laundering over $1.5 million in Chicago.
The money, according to the FBI is derived from scams targeting an unnamed Chicago-area community college and an energy company, who were defrauded into sending approximately $5 million to fraudulent bank accounts controlled by Ninalowo and his partner, 27-year-old Brittney Stokes.
The two were charged as part of a larger investigation, which included the arrests of over 280 individuals, including 167 in Nigeria, 18 in Turkey and 15 in Ghana.
The Department of Justice says arrests were also made in France, Italy, Japan, Kenya, Malaysia, and the United Kingdom.
Kenneth Ninalowo, 40-years-old is however said to be a brother to popular Nollywood actor, Bolanle Ninalowo.
He is the second child of eight children and a native of Ikorodu Lagos state Nigeria.
Bolanle Ninalowo’s bio online however says he also spent alot of his growing up years in Chicago same as Kenneth.
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