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'Real Housewives' Hubby

Pleads Guilty in Massive ID Theft Scheme

5/6/2014 2:48 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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Apollo Nida
-- husband of "Real Housewives of Atlanta" star Phaedra Parks -- has pleaded guilty in a massive money fraud scheme ... after allegedly stealing the identities of more than 50 people and laundering more than $2.3 million.

According to the US Attorneys' office, Feds pounced on Nida last year after he and a group of co-conspirators cashed tons of stolen U.S. Treasury checks, and checks from the Delta Airlines pension fund ... then laundered the money through bank accounts in the names of people whose IDs he also stole.

Feds claim Nida bilked even more cash by filing fake tax returns and obtaining bank loans against cars he didn't own.

He pled guilty Tuesday to conspiracy to commit mail, wire, and bank fraud. He'll be sentenced at a later date.

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1.

Rigby    

Lol court systems are such bull$hit he plead guilty sentence him right then and there. This later date crap is a waste of peoples hard earned money which he clearly was spending anyway. Ugh

173 days ago
2.

Dee Kat    

*****clot teefh

173 days ago
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allygirl_2002@yahoo.com    

I can't believe Phaedra married him. Knowing also that he had been in prison before. A leopard can't change their spots. This is what happens when you're so desperate to marry. So sad for those innocent children.

173 days ago
4.

BLUE UGLY 💩    

Loser

173 days ago
5.

Mr Wood    

DAMN...HIS GRAND-KIDS WILL HAVE KIDS BY THE TIME HE GET OUT....C' YA !!!!!!!!!

173 days ago
6.

bmsvds    

The final outcome of the Guidice trial could have a huge impact on this case.

173 days ago
7.

ivan    

ha ha ha
ket him rot

1

173 days ago
8.

01void    

Get him the vasaline

173 days ago
9.

Big Mark 91    

Watch he will get probation and a fine

173 days ago
10.

in your dreams    

This was just a cover to get back to his prison wife. Much tighter than his ratchet wife.

173 days ago
11.

vroomvroom    

And his wife is soo proud of having him as a husband?
I'll rather be single, than have my husband and my kids father in jail.....

173 days ago
12.

Fuji    

Ugh Apollo...you have an amazing son like little Ayden who deserves a father like Obama but instead he has you for a dad... a two-time felon and idiot who humiliates his mother on national television. Ayden obviously inherited his mother's intelligence genes.

173 days ago
13.

char    

What happened to the 2.3 million he was laundering? Really don't believe his wife Phaedra didn't notice a few extra million dollars that her husband was spending and it wasn't coming from her bank account. Yeah ,right she didn't know.

172 days ago
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dale12    

I hope that this will be the END of Apollo, & Phaedra on RHOA, they both add NOTHING to the show?!

172 days ago
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Capricorn    

His wife wasn't present at court today with him,why?? You knew who he was when you married him and over 2Million dollars!!!!! She knew something.

172 days ago
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