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More Details Leak Regarding Apollo Nida’s Recent Arrest for Bank Fraud & Identity Theft

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By: Amanda Anderson-Niles

It was reported yesterday that Phaedra Parks’ husband Apollo Nida was arrested on Thursday for bank fraud and identity theft and now more details regarding the arrest are coming to light.

According to the Atlanta Journal Constitution, Nida was brought down because the woman he allegedly hired to do most of his dirty work gave him up to the authorities.

The AJC writes:

Alexandre Herrera, a U.S. Secret Service Agent in the Counterfeit and U.S. Treasury Check Squad, in a written affidavit, charged that Nida created fake companies, enabling him to access databases to find individuals to rip off. He opened fake bank accounts under those real names and funneled stolen U.S. Treasury checks and auto loan proceeds into those accounts.

The agent in February 2012 began investigating alleged criminal activities of Gayla St. Julien, who he said was opening bank accounts under stolen identities to commit bank and check fraud. The investigation ran until September, 2013. At that point, they found 40 bank accounts tied to her. The complaint provided a sampling of bank accounts totaling about $3 million tied to alleged fraudulent activities.

 

It was also discovered that Apollo is tied to two fake debt collection businesses and he allegedly used the businesses to steal personal information from numerous individuals. The site also says the fake debt collection businesses would utilize the services of LexisNexis and Equifax databases to steal identities.

His alleged partner Gayla St. Julien was arrested on September 11, 2013 by the Secret Service. She told authorities that it was actually Apollo who orchestrated most of the alleged fraudulent schemes.

Julien even says she’s been working with Apollo since 2009, the same year he and Phaedra tied the knot.

Apparently she decided to give up Apollo to the authorities because she says she was allegedly his “right hand b*tch” and he gave her nothing but “scraps” from their schemes.

According to Julien, Apollo would steal identities and she would then go to various banks and open up accounts using the names of the victims. Then she allegedly deposited fraudulent auto loan checks, stolen retirement checks issued to Delta Airlines employees and stolen US Treasury checks, as well as checks that were issued to individuals who were owed unclaimed property from various state and government agencies.

As far as the evidence is concerned, according to the AJC, there’s actual audio of Apollo discussing the alleged schemes with Julien via recorded phone conversations.

Nida served time from 2004 to 2009 for breaking racketeering laws related to auto title fraud.

The rep for Apollo and Phaedra tells the AJC they will not comment on the situation because they don’t comment on the “personal lives” of their clients, meanwhile Apollo is denying he was arrested on his Twitter account.

20 Comments

  1. Me

    January 25, 2014 at 2:01 pm

    WOW.

  2. Anonymous

    January 25, 2014 at 2:02 pm

    So basically he got one of his side chicks to do his dirty work. Smh.

  3. My 2 Cents

    January 25, 2014 at 2:06 pm

    He’s really a dumb a-s. LOL at him thinking the Feds wouldn’t figure out what he was doing when he just finished serving time a few years ago for basically doing the same thing.

  4. Queen

    January 25, 2014 at 2:07 pm

    It was really selfish of him to do this when he knows he has a wife and two kids at home. SMH.

    • Jenjen

      January 25, 2014 at 4:50 pm

      Actually it is Phedra’s stupidity that now her two sons might possibly not have their father around for most of their birthdays . Why have kids with a convicted felon especially one who has so much ego like he does. Dirt is written all over this guy the minute you look at him. He has no morals.

  5. Gabriella

    January 25, 2014 at 2:08 pm

    For someone who is suppose to be a criminal Apollo is really stupid he is lucky he got away with this for as long as he did. He is definitely going to jail.

  6. Anonymous

    January 25, 2014 at 2:08 pm

    You going to jail now!

    • D. Val

      January 25, 2014 at 10:40 pm

      LMAO!!!!!

  7. Ratchet Queen

    January 25, 2014 at 2:10 pm

    LOL! Man the reunion is going to be soooo good! I cannot wait.

  8. Get Busy

    January 25, 2014 at 2:12 pm

    He’s still fine as hell though…

    • Tawnymarie

      January 27, 2014 at 4:37 am

      I agree…I was looking at him when he was fighting and he took his shirt off…man oh man.

  9. Anonymous

    January 25, 2014 at 2:14 pm

    This idiot is going back to jail for a long time. Sorry Phakedra.

  10. SMH

    January 25, 2014 at 2:16 pm

    Yeah. It’s not looking good for Apollo.

  11. Nicole

    January 25, 2014 at 2:32 pm

    I’m starting to think he likes being in prison. There didn’t appear to be any reason for him to do this. They have RHOA money and their little legal side hustles bringing money in. I just don’t get it.

  12. Lydia

    January 25, 2014 at 2:43 pm

    Dummy.

  13. Anonymous

    January 25, 2014 at 3:39 pm

    I bet Phaedra was in on this.

  14. Tasha

    January 25, 2014 at 4:00 pm

    Damn.

  15. HowAboutThat

    January 25, 2014 at 8:34 pm

    I don’t know who he is, I’ve never watched the show but geez is this guy stupid. Identity theft is serious business. If he did it, he needs to be in jail for a long time.

  16. Mocha

    January 26, 2014 at 10:56 am

    Phaedra….call Yandy…you have somethings in common. lol

  17. robertaclash

    January 26, 2014 at 12:41 pm

    FEDS DON’T PLAY….after reading articles past & present….my guts says he guilty & Phaedra knew, but wasn’t involved….I like her demeanor…minus that southern belle crap….hope she wises up and distances herself from him….he’s a career criminal….. NO DOUBT!

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