Umeh Pleads Guilty to Fraud, Other Crimes

A Fargo man pleaded guilty in federal court to masterminding identity theft and fraud schemes.

Chude Umeh pleaded guilty to half of a dozen counts against him including conspiracy, bank and mail fraud, and identity theft.

In one scheme, authorities say people were promised money for installing advertising wrapping on their cars.

Authorities say Umeh and others also filed false federal income tax returns with stolen identifies.

Sentencing is set for June 18.