Daughter of The Founder of Banana Island, Lagos, Set To Be Jailed In UK For £117,000 Benefits Fraud
42-year-old Janine Adeleke, who is also a mother-of-five is now facing jail after being found guilty of 7 counts of cheating the revenue, fraud and money laundering.
She been granted bail until her sentencing hearing in November. She claimed £117,000 in state handouts while she made £1.5million from running a high-class escort agency, Carltons Of London, from her seaside home Bexhill-On-Sea, East Sussex. .
One of her children was sent to the exclusive Roedean boarding school for girls, while her family had private medical insurance and
membership to the David Lloyd gym. She is said to be one of the children of late Chief Adebayo Adeleke who conceived the idea of Banana Island.
At the start of her trial at Canterbury Crown Court, it was revealed that for 8 years between November 2006 and October last year, Janine had failed to disclose significant income, much of which came from the escort business. .
While claiming benefits she ran a successful and expensive escort agency which boasted VIP Models of poise, sophistication and stunning good looks for elite gentlemen. The total loss to taxpayers as a result of Adeleke's fraud was £367,000.