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Hushpuppi Reportedly Denied Bail In The US Over Alleged Cybercrime

Suspected international fraudster, Ramon Abbas Igbalode, popularly known Hushpuppi has been denied bail in the United States in spite of his lawyer, Gal Pissetzky insisting that his job as an Instagram celebrity paid for the $10,000 monthly rent on his luxury Dubai flat. His lawyers had applied for him to leave jail with an electronic tag and live with the…

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Alleged Fraud: Lawyer Accuses FBI Of Kidnapping Hushpuppi From Dubai Illegally

Gal Pissetzky, legal representative to international social media star, Ramon Abbas Olorunwa, popularly known as Hushpuppi, has accused the United States Federal Bureau of Investigation of kidnapping his client from Dubai. Hushpuppi who made headlines weeks ago is facing multimillion-dollar fraud and money laundering charges in Los Angeles. The Chicago-based top lawyer argued that the Dubai Police should have extradited…

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APC Urges Probe Of PDP Members Allegedly Linked To Hushpuppi

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has demanded probe of top-ranking members of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party linked to suspected cyber fraudster, Ramon Abbas popularly known as Hushpuppi by relevant security agencies. According to Punch, the request was contained in a statement signed by its APC’s Deputy National Publicity Secretary, Yekini Nabena, in Abuja, on Saturday. Nabena…

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FBI Declares Six Nigerians Wanted Over N2.4bn Internet Fraud

On Saturday June 27, the United States’ Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) announced that it was seeking assistance in finding six Nigerians wanted for their involvement in fraudulent activities worth over $6 million equivalently, N2.3bn. “Help the #FBI find ​six Nigerian nationals wanted for their involvement in ​business​ email ​compromise (BEC) schemes resulting in over $6 ​million…

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Singer, Naira Marley In EFCC Custody Over Cyber Crime ‘Bants’

Although the basis linking his apprehension has not been made known to the general public, but Singer, Born Afeez Fashola aka Naira Marley has been arrested by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) this morning. The upcoming act is presently at the EFCC office in Lagos for interrogations with speculations that it’s in connection…

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FBI Arrests Nigerians, Ghanaians, Others In $15m Cyber Crime Bust

The United States Department of Justice, DOJ, has announced the arrest of eight persons across the United States and Africa for their roles in a widespread, Africa-based cyber conspiracy that allegedly defrauded U.S. companies and citizens of approximately $15 million since at least 2012. The indicted persons are Javier Luis Ramos Alonso, 28, a Mexican…

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President Buhari Urges World Leaders At UN General Assembly To Return Nigeria’s Stolen Funds And Assets

  Speaking to world leaders at the 70th General Assembly of the United Nations on Monday in New York, President Muhammadu Buhari called on the international community to strengthen efforts to dismantle safe havens for the various proceeds of corruption. He urged his colleagues to also make more efforts to return Nigeria’s stolen funds and…

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