The 43-year-old suspect also known as Ola Gapiano was found guilty of fraud after he tried to defraud a client of the auction house.
Nigerian convicted in UK for money laundering
London-based Nigerian, Kazeem Akinwale, has been convicted by the British authorities for money laundering.
Akinwale who is described as the " go-to money launderer for fraudsters all around the world", controlled bank accounts that processed more than £6 million pounds and took commissions of about £73,000.
In a press statement released, NCA's Jamie Horncastle said: " Every serious and organized crime group relies on cash flow, so taking Akinwale out of action will disrupt very many criminal networks."
Some the items recovered from him include a laptop and two cellphones containing references to the laundering of fraudulent cash.
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