NSW drug squad allege Maximus Osuamadi is part of an African crime syndicate in Sydney | thetelegraph.com.au
TO some, including Sydney's politicians and business leaders, Maximus Osuamadi was a Nigerian tribal chief who boasted royal ties.
Referring to himself as "His Royal Highness", he posted pictures of himself posing with former premier Morris Iemma and other ex-government MPs on his Facebook site.
Apparently from the state of Owerri, he was a respected elder in the West African community that had made the western suburbs its home.
But the NSW drug squad claims Osuamadi is a major player in an African crime syndicate operating in Sydney for the past few years.