According to NBC4i, a Dayton man is facing up to 20 years in prison for a fraud scheme in which he pretended to be a Ghanian prince to steal more than $800,000 from his victims.
Daryl Harrison, 44, was convicted to 10 counts of various federal fraud crimes. He was convicted of mail and wire fraud, conspiracy to commit mail and wire fraud and witness tampering, according to a Sept. 19 release from attorney Kenneth L. Parker.
According to court documents and trial testimony, from January 2014 until September 2020, Harrison defrauded victims who thought they were investing in African trucking and mining companies.
Harrison pretended to be a royal prince from the African national of Ghana, introducing himself as both Prince Daryl Attipoe and Prophet Daryl Attipoe.
Get Breaking News & Exclusive Contest in Your Inbox:
- Warning: What You Need To Know About Scam Using Urban One-Radio Name
- Radio One Turns 42! A Timeline Of How Cathy Hughes Built A Black Empire
- Rickey Smiley Morning Show ATM Cash Contest
- The Rickey Smiley Morning Show
- Submit A Black Owned Business For Buy Black Cleveland!
- Cleveland: Man Breaks In Dollar Store, Steals Candy
- Elyria Has Dogs You Can Adopt Because of Hurricane Ian
- Venus Williams Is A High-Fashion Goddess On The Cover Of ‘Glamour’ Magazine
- Don Imus Sidekick Bernard McGuirk, Who Called Black Women Athletes ‘Hard-Core Hos,’ Dies At 64
- Color of Fashion Continues To Elevate Denver’s Fashion Industry Through Diversity And Inclusion
- Lizzo Says This Is The Healthiest Tour She’s Been On, And It’s Because She’s Prioritizing Self-Care
- Black Immigration Group Calls Out Biden Administration After Court Rules DACA Is Illegal
- Ray J Posts & Deletes Suicidal Message On Instagram: “If It Wasn’t For My Kids I Would Jump Off & Die Tonight”
- After Marijuana Pardons, Black Leaders Urge Congress, Governors To Follow Biden’s Lead
- Ime Udoka’s Alleged Mistress Revealed As 34-Year-Old Married Mormon Kathleen Nimmo Lynch
Ohio man convicted for African prince fraud scheme was originally published on mycolumbusmagic.com