Alleged internet fraudster, Ramon Abbas, popularly known as “Ray Hushpuppi” has reportedly pleaded guilty to conspiracy to engage in money laundering.
Naija News understands that controversial journalist, Kemi Olunloyo made this known where she wrote that the suspected fraudster may face up to 20 years in jail.
She wrote: Ramon Abass aka @hushpuppi #hushpuppi has agreed to PLEAD GUILTY to US Federal Court to conspiracy to engage in money laundering of funds from BUSINESS EMAIL COMPROMISE SCAMS and other online heists. He will face up to 20 years at sentencing. I am the ONLY media professional who has been giving you exclusive updates on this case and BREAKING IT FIRST
I will do a #Kemitalksopinion analysis at 12 NOON �� so STANDBY‼️‼️ There will NO LONGER be a trial. He did a plea deal as I expected. He allegedly moved the money for all the hackers. I will give you exclusive reasons on why he was caught. Flashing wealth and double crossing one particular hacker.”
Meanwhile, a friend to Hushpuppi, Pac who was arrested with him in 2020, has regained freedom.
Pac, via his Instagram narrated how he was arrested alongside Hushpuppi on June 9, 2020. According to him, the arrest came a week to his birthday, and he thought the end had come.
He was on a quest for greener pastures when things turned upside down, resulting in the darkest 6 months of his life. He revealed that he was released because security operatives had nothing on him.