Hushpuppi was alleged to have conspired with his gang to steal the sum of £100 m from an “English Premier League” club.
As expected, this is currently trending on Twitter as Nigerians are marvelled at the height of Ramon Olorunwa Abbas a.k.a. “Ray Hushpuppi‘s fraudulence.
In a statement released by the US Department of Justice, “the suspected Nigerian fraudster was accused of conspiring to launder hundreds of millions of dollars from other fraudulent schemes and computer intrusions, including one scheme to steal $124 million from an English Premier League soccer club.
If convicted of conspiracy Hushpuppi who appeared in court today would face a statutory maximum sentence of 20 years in federal prison.
Nigerians have not stopped reacting to this news since it broke. Below are some reactions:
Before his arrest, Hushpuppi was popular for flaunting his extravagant lifestyle on social media, his over N1b cars and his apartment.
Which many people have faulted him for doing. Noting that he was into something shady yet had the guts to be showing off on social media.