Nigerian influencer Ramon Abbas aka Hushpuppi pleads guilty to money laundering in a USA court
Nigerian influencer Ramon Abbas also known us Hushpuppi has pleaded guilty to money laundering in an American court. He was arrested somewhere last year in Dubai for fraud and money laundering.
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Hushpuppi together with his accomplices attempted to steal $1.1million from one business person who wanted to sponsor a new children’s school in Qatar.
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A document unleashed has showed how he pleaded guilty to charges against him on April 20. In the document, between January 18 2019 and June 9 2020, Hushpuppi and his accomplices targeted multiple victims and laundered illicit funds in banks across the world. It is also revealed in the document that, Hushpuppi could face a 20year jail term and will need to ‘pay full restitution to the victims’
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Acting United States Attorney, Tracy Wilkinson revealed that, they faked the financing of the school ‘by playing the roles of bank officials and creating a bogus website”
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