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29 Jul 2021
United States authorities Wednesday said one of Nigeria's top policemen, Abba Kyari, allegedly worked with Ramon Abass, also known as Hushpuppi, to punish the latter's partner with whom he defrauded a Qatari of $1.1 million. Kyari is a decorated deputy commissioner in the Nigeria Police Force. The accusation came after Hushpuppi reportedly pleaded guilty to…
29 Jul 2021
United States authorities have disclosed that Nigerian fraudster Ramon Olorunwa Abbas known as Hushpuppi used the proceeds of fraud to acquire second citizenship. US Department of Justice (DoJ) in a statement said Hushpuppi and other conspirators defrauded a Qatari businessperson by claiming to be consultants and bankers who could facilitate a loan to finance the…
29 Jul 2021
Nigerian scammer Ramon Olorunwa Abbas also known as Hushpuppi has pleaded guilty to fraud in an American court. United States Department of Justice (DoJ) in a statement on Wednesday said court documents show that Abbas, a 37-year-old Nigerian national, pleaded guilty on April 20. A version of Hushpuppi’s plea agreement filed late Tuesday outlines his…
20 Feb 2021
Nigerian Instagram celebrity Ramon Abbas, also known as Hushpuppi, has been named in another case in the United States, this time with North Korean hackers involved. The United State Justice Department said Hushpupp conspired with a Canadian-American citizen Ghaleb Alaumary and others to launder funds from a North Korean-perpetrated cyber-enabled heist from a Maltese bank…
10 Aug 2020
Nigerians on Twitter have slammed former minister of petroleum resources Diezani Alison-Madueke over her comment on internet fraudsters known as “Yahoo Yahoo boys”. The former minister said at a virtual event organised by Ijaw National Development Group that “Yahoo Yahoo boys” are respected in the society. Footages from the event were posted to Twitter by…
9 Jul 2020
The Chicago lawyer who is defending Nigerian accused of money laundering and fraud in the United States said his client is not guilty of any crime. Gal Pissetzky claimed Ramon Olorunwa Abbas, also known as Hushpuppi, runs a "legitimate business" as an "entrepreneur". Pissetzky said Hushpuppi made his money promoting brands on his Instagram page,…
9 Jul 2020
Mrs Abike Dabiri-Erewa, the Chief Executive of Nigerians in Diaspora (NIDCOM), on Thursday said that the arrest of some Nigerian fraudsters should not be a yardstick to stigmatise other Nigerians in the Diaspora.
8 Jul 2020
The Metropolitan Correctional Center, Chicago is a United States federal prison in Chicago, Illinois. The facility holds male and female prisoners of all security levels prior to and during court proceedings in the Northern District of Illinois, as well as inmates serving brief sentences. Since his extradition to the United States of America last week,…
7 Jul 2020
The arrests of Ramoni Igbadole Abbas, commonly known as Hushpuppi; Jacob Ponle, known as Woodberry; and ten others last month by the expert combination of the FBI, INTERPOL, and the Dubai police in the United Arab Emirates has reopened the unpleasant conversation about international cybercrimes. It has equally re-centered the issue of Nigeria’s image vis-à-vis…
6 Jul 2020
The National Publicity Secretary of People's Democratic Party Youth Alliance (PDPYA), Chief Emeka Kalu, has condemned the All Progressives Congress (APC)
4 Jul 2020
The All Progressives Congress (APC) on Saturday called for an investigation into reports linking internet fraudster Ramon Abbas known, popularly known as Hushpuppi, to chieftains of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). “The EFCC, Nigerian Financial Intelligence Unit and other sister agencies must investigate money laundering reports linking some PDP leaders and financiers to the…
3 Jul 2020
United States authorities Friday said an English Premier League club was among the victims the Nigerian fraudster Ramon Olorunwa Abbas, also known as Hushpuppi, conspired to defraud. US Department of Justice said Hushpuppi will face criminal charges, alleging he conspired to launder hundreds of millions of dollars from business email compromise (BEC) frauds and other…

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