A warrant of arrest reportedly has been issued against CEO, Air Peace Limited, Allen Onyema for alleged money laundering and bank fraud in the United States.
In court documents seen, the warrant was signed by Justin Anand, an American magistrate of the United States District Court of the Northern District of Georgia, on November 19.
The warrant authorised U.S. Marshals Service to take Mr Onyema into custody.
The U.S. and Nigeria have a mutual legal assistance policy that allows both countries to extradite suspects facing criminal charges. Several Nigerians have been sent to the U.S. to stand trial for alleged fraud.
It was unclear whether the U.S. authorities have sought an extradition of Mr Onyema as part of efforts to execute warrant of arrest issued against him.
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