– Advertisement –
Ramon Abbass, a.k.a. Hushpuppi, a well-known cybercriminal, speaks out about his fraudulent career, from which he claimed to have earned merely $300,000.
The fraudster, who was extradited from Dubai and has been detained in a U.S. prison since June 2020, is awaiting his ultimate sentencing.
Hushpuppi wrote a handwritten letter of repentance to the previous judge, Otis Wright, before his scheduled sentencing on Monday. In it, he commended the FBI for doing an excellent job of protecting society from crooks like himself.
Abbas mentioned how he made money by selling footwear and clothing out of the trunk of his car in the message that was obtained by the People’s Gazzette.
He further stated that while planning cybercrimes, he only earned up to $300,000, and pleaded for a sentence reduction of up to 65%.
Read the Handwritten document below…
Hushpuppi to be sentenced on September 21 – US Court confirms
Embattled Nigerian internet fraudster, Ramon Abbas, popularly known as Hushpuppi, 39, will be sentenced on Wednesday, September 21, the United States Attorney’s office for Central District of California, Los Angeles has said.
This was disclosed by the court’s Director of Media Relations, Thom Mrozek, on Friday, August 26, in response to an email inquiry by Channels Television, a local media organisation in Nigeria.
Hushpuppi, 39, was initially scheduled for sentencing on February 14, 2022, after his conviction in 2021. But the date was moved to July 11 before it was again postponed to September 21 this year.
Mrozek disclosed that the suspect had long pleaded guilty to the charges of fraud last year and would be sentenced later this year. Read More…