Share This Post

Africa / Crime Watch

$24m fraud: Court sets date for Hushpuppi’s sentencing

$24m fraud: Court sets date for Hushpuppi’s sentencing

On February 14, a US court will sentence social media influencer Ramon Abbas Olorunwa (aka Hushpuppi) for allegedly laundering $24 million.

Hushpuppi could face up to 20 years in prison, according to court documents unsealed in July of last year, and must “pay full restitution to the victim(s).”

Hushpuppi will learn his fate on Valentine’s Day, according to the online publication Neusroom, after nearly two years in detention in Dubai, the United Arab Emirates, and Los Angeles, California.

He pleaded guilty on April 20, last year, and the US Department of Justice confirmed the date in an email on Tuesday, January 25, this year, according to Neusroom.

Hushpuppi, 37, is well-known for posting Instagram photos of his lavish lifestyle.

Hushpuppi, 37, is well-known for documenting his lavish lifestyle on Instagram, where he has 2.5 million followers.

According to court documents filed in California, Hushpuppi’s crimes cost victims nearly $24 million in total.

Also read:  Top Nigerian cop held amid drug cartel claim

According to the documents, Hushpuppi attempted to steal more than $1.1 million from someone who wanted to fund a new children’s school in Qatar.

According to court records, he pleaded guilty to this charge on April 20.

Follow Clicks ‘n Likes On Facebook for more updates


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong>