Alleged internet fraudster, Olalekan Ponle a.k.a Mr Woodberry has pleaded not guilty to the fraud charges leveled against him after being arraigned in a United States District Court in Illinois.
Appearing before the court on Saturday July 25, Woodberry accepted the receipt of the indictment and made 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 court hearing was scheduled for August 8 to see whether the case is set for trial, and it was also confirmed that Mr Ponlewill remain in the U.S. Marshals Service ‘s custody.