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Update: Hushpuppi’s Trial Set To Begin In U.S Over Alleged Cybercrime

Nigerian Instagram star, Ramon Abbas Igbalode, popularly known as “Hushpuppi“, has been arraigned in a court in California, United States, ahead of his trial on October 13. According to Premium Times, Hushpuppi pleaded not guilty to four counts of conspiracy to commit money laundering conspiracies, wire fraud, international money laundering and engaging in monetary transactions in…

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UAE Debunks Reports Of Restricting Travels From Nigeria

On Thursday August 6, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Government denied unfounded claims that Nigerians have been barred from entering the Western-Asian country. Recall that an unverified report made rounds accusing them of suspending different categories of visa to Nigerians after Hushpuppi was arrested for alleged fraud. In a statement released by the nation’s embassy in Abuja, the agency noted that the UAE took a…

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Alleged Fraud: US Court Dismisses Case Against Hushpuppi’s Co-Defendant, Woodberry

A U.S court has granted dismissal of the fraud case against Olalekan Ponle, popularly known as Woodberry who was arrested alongside Instagram celebrity, Ramon ‘Hushpuppi’ Abbas. Recall that Prosecutors accused Woodberry of tricking a Chicago company into sending wire transfers totalling $15.2 million. Also victims of the fraud were other companies based in Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, New York and…

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Update: Hushpuppi Set To Face Trial In California Over Alleged Fraud

Instagram celebrity, Ramoni Abbas Igbalode, popularly known as Hushpuppi has been transferred to California over his cybercrime allegations, weeks after hiring top Chicago lawyer, Gal Pissetzky as his attorney. Recall that the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) accused Hushpuppi of funding his extravagant lifestyle from “hundreds of millions of dollars” from business email compromise frauds and other scams. Hushpuppi…

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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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Hushpuppi’s Lawyer Defends Cybercrime Claims, Says He’s Into ‘Real Estate’

Gal Pissetzky, a top Chicago counsel for alleged international fraudster, Ramon Abbas Igbalode popularly known as Hushpuppi, has debunked claims that his client is a fraudster. Pissetzky of Pissetzky & Berliner said Hushpuppi ran legitimate businesses including real estate, according to a new article published by Forbes. Recall that we had earlier reported that the 37-year-old was arrested in…

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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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Instagram Celebrity, Hushpuppi Charged To US Court Over Multiple Cyber Fraud

On Friday June 3, popular Nigerian social media star, Raymond Abass also known as Hushpuppi made his first appearance in court in Chicago after being arrested for cyber-crime in Dubai, the United States Department of Justice confirmed. According to the Department of Justice, the 37-year-old is expected to be transferred to Los Angeles in the coming weeks…

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Hushpuppi, Woodberry Finally Extradited To The U.S. Over Alleged Fraud

Alleged Nigerian internet fradusters, Raymond Igbalode Abbas, known as “Hushpuppi” and Olalekan Jacob Ponle aka “Woodberry” has been finally extradited to the United States after being apprehended in Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE). On Thursday July 2, the Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), Christopher Wray praised the exceptional efforts exerted by the UAE, represented…

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