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Hushpuppi pleads guilty to money laundering; faces up to 20 years imprisonment

Hushpuppy has cut short his trial as he has pleaded guilty to money laundering activities that run into millions of dollars.

The Nigerian scammer who was arrested last year in Dubai after a joint operation by the FBI and UAE police appeared in a Los Angeles court where was facing charges in the U.S for multiple cybercrimes.

His guilty plea means his prosecutors will no longer be going back and forth with his lawyer to convince the court of his cyber crimes.

In an update on his case by a Bloomberg reporter, Evan Ratliff, “Ramon Abbas aka Ray Hushpuppi agreed today to plead guilty in federal court to conspiracy to engage in money laundering, of funds from business email compromise scams and other online heists. He’ll face up to 20 years in prison at sentencing”.

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“Abbas admitted to laundering money from the Malta Bank heist and the BEC attacks on a Premier League club, another UK firm, and an American law firm, as well as additional schemes,” Evan Ratliff added.

Though Hushpuppi faces “up to,” as in a maximum of, 20 years, he hasn’t been sentenced yet. Because he decided to plead guilty, he could get less than a 20-year jail time based on the judge’s discretion. The date for his sentencing has NOT been reported yet.

Before Hushpuppi’s arrest, he lived a luxurious life on social media whilst living in a penthouse apartment at the Palazzo Versace Dubai, with a private pool and hot tub on his lanai.

“I have four jacuzzis in this house, a sauna, my private pool,” he told Nigerian media personality, Daddy Freeze, who was filming a tour of his Dubai home.

The Nigerian Internet celebrity nicknamed the Gucci Master owned luxury cars, and splashes thousands of dollars on designer clothes from Gucci, Versace, Louis Vuitton, Fendi among others.

According to reports, the FBI started tracking Hushpuppi from his Instagram posts after going on an expensive date with Black Chyna.

Hushpuppi attempted scamming EPL club of $124m; faces 20 years jail charges – U.S Attorney



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