Canada to Extradite 5 Fugitives Accused in Mass Marketing Scheme to US

Five Canadian fugitives wanted in connection with a mass-marketing fraud were arrested on Wednesday and are in custody for extradition to the United States.

The five – three men and two women – were arrested by the Toronto Police Fugitive Squad assisted by the Provincial ROPE Squad.

They are: Stanley Akubueze,54, and Christopher Ozurus,43, both of Vaughan; Joanna Ferensowicz,43, of Woodbridge; Earnestine Dunkley,34, of Mississauga; and Philip Utomi,56, of Toronto.

The five are accused of defrauding 419 persons in the United States at a total sum of CAD3.36 million.

A sixth person Dan Agbasi,45, of Mississauga is also wanted on an extradition warrant. He is described as 5’8″, tall, weighs 161 lbs, with black hair and brown eyes. Persons with information are asked to contact police at 416-808-5930.

This article was published by the Vancouverite on September 22, 2011.

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