The United States government has petitioned the District Court in Central California to sentence Ramon Abbas, often known as Hushpuppi, a prolific Instagram user from Nigeria, to 135 months in prison for fraud, Ejes Gist Newspaper reports.
In court documents, it outlined the justifications behind its recommendation that Mr. Abbas serve the equivalent of 11 years and 3 months in prison.
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The international fraudster named Hushpuppi was detained in Dubai, United Arab Emirate (UAE), in June 2020 as a result of a massive fraud scheme that had defrauded individuals in the United States, Qatar, the United Kingdom, and other countries of their money.
Hushpuppi was brought to the US and accused with money laundering and fraud.
He entered a guilty plea to conspiracy to commit money laundering in July 2021. Ramon Abbas admitted to working with numerous people both inside and outside the US to launder the money from the fraudulent plan that was carried out against people and companies abroad.
A second time, a US court provides new details about Huspuppi’s punishment
The long-awaited Hushpuppi sentencing has been delayed once more by the United States Central District Court in California.
Hushpuppi, who was detained in the UAE in June 2020, has admitted guilt to charges of multi-million dollar fraud.
According to a court notice, Justice Otis Wright, the case’s judge, has set November 7 as the date for Hushpuppi’s sentencing.
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