January 27, 2023

Feds demand best Fiat Chrysler car or truck salesman with wire fraud conspiracy

Detroit — Federal prosecutors Friday charged 1 of the nation’s best Fiat Chrysler Vehicles NV salespeople with helping orchestrate a wire fraud conspiracy that charge the automaker $8.7 million.

Parkway Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram salesman Apollon “Apollo” Nimo, 34, of Macomb Township was billed with wire fraud and conspiracy to dedicate wire fraud for allegedly orchestrating a scam that included illegally providing staff discount rates to non-competent prospective buyers. He was arrested Friday and manufactured an original appearance in federal court docket later in the afternoon to encounter costs that could send him to prison for up to 20 many years.

An unsealed felony criticism acquired by The Detroit Information describes a large black marketplace involving brokers who peddled worker discounted numbers to salespeople who related with buyers in personal Fb teams.

“FCA representatives have informed me that they continue to get facts indicating that Nimo’s fraudulent (use) of (personnel quantities) continues to the present day,” Homeland Safety Investigations Unique Agent Joseph Kunnummyalil wrote in an affidavit filed in federal courtroom.