Alleged Nigerian fraudster, Ramon Abbas, popularly known as Ray Hushpuppi, will likely face up to 20 years in prison, American journalist has revealed.
This was disclosed by American Journalist, Evan Ratliff in a tweet that pointed to the fact that Hushpuppi has pleaded guilty to all charges brought against him; including conspiracy to engage in money laundering, of funds from business email compromise scams and other online heists.
According to American Journalist, Evan Ratliff, the self-proclaimed “Billionaire Gucci Master’ pled guilty to the charges levelled against him and he will likely face up to 20 years in prison.
His post reads ;
UPDATE: 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.
In his plea agreement, 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.
Abbas’s plea agreement, which involved crimes allegedly perpetrated by North Korean state sponsored hackers, was heavily redacted, and many of the filings in the case remain sealed.