How Hushpuppi plotted to steal $124m from Premiership club — US govt


ARRESTED fraudster, Ramoni Olorunwa Abbas, aka Hushpuppi, on Friday, appeared in a United States court to face criminal charges, including plotting to defraud an English Premier League club to the tune of $124 million, the US Justice Department announced.

He was alleged to have conspired to launder hundreds of millions of dollars from business email compromise (BEC) frauds and other scams, including schemes targeting a US law firm, a foreign bank and the English Premier League soccer club.

Abbas, 37, a Nigerian national, arrived in Chicago on Thursday evening after being expelled from the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

Abbas (Hushpuppi ) made his initial US court appearance on Friday morning…

Source: Nigerian Tribune