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N.J. influencer who had 1M Instagram followers gets 7 years in jail

Posted on AllSides April 24th, 2024
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A New Jersey man who admitted cooking up a scheme that capitalized on his social media persona to bilk investors out of over $8 million was sentenced Wednesday to seven years in state prison, authorities said. Jebara Igbara, 28, of Edgewater, will serve the sentence after he pleaded guilty in November 2022 to wire fraud, wire fraud conspiracy and money laundering, according to a release from the U.S. Attorney’s Office Eastern District of New York. Up until March 2021, Igbara maintained a popular Instagram account under the name “Jay Mazini,”...

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