|Date of Birth:
|October 11, 1982 (41 years old)
|6 ft 1 ( 1.82m)
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What is Hushpuppi’s Net Worth?
Hushpuppi is a Nigerian Internet Celebrity who has a net worth of $35.5 million. He is well known for internet fraud and money laundering including other scams.
Currently, Ray Hushpuppi is in a United States jail awaiting conviction due to a 2020 arrest in the United Arab Emirates for a plot to launder money obtained from business email compromise frauds.
This has cost over $24 million loss to victims. Aside from that, Huspuppi was also involved in a plot of over $40 million robbery from a US law firm, where he transferred a whopping sum of $14.7 million illegally from a financial entity overseas.
Ramon Abbas, commonly known as Hushpuppi, Hush, or Ray Hushpuppi was born on 11 October 1982. Abbas often brags about how he started his life in a courteous way by selling used clothes in Lagos state.
According to The Cable.ng, Ray had a reputation as a cybercriminal often called ‘Yahoo boy’ which was confirmed in an interview with his old neighbors. This behavior was kicked against by his mother from on set but he ignored several warnings and advice regarding this way of life.
In 2017, a Nigerian artist well-known as Timaya released a music album where Abbas was a subject contained in the lyrics. The singer features Olamide and Phyno in the song ‘Telli Person indirectly Accusing Ray of his extravagant lifestyle, instead of investing the money gotten from frauds.
The singer warns him of the dangers of being caught by legal authorities. In the public view, the song came as a warning prophetically which was fulfilled with his apprehension.
Lagos State is a state in the South-Western part of Nigeria. Attended Government College, Ikorodu, Lagos State for his secondary education, information about Ramon Olorunwa Abass’ other educational qualifications is unknown to us.
Hushpuppi was schooled at his secondary level at Government College, Ikorodu, Lagos State. His educational qualifications aside this is unknown to the public.
After Ray Hushpuppi’s arrest, some issues concerning his personal life began to emerge. In October 2018, he was reportedly married to a native of St. Kitts and Nevis named Shawana Nakesia Ms. Chapman, a resident of North Carolina, USA.
By virtue of his nuptials, he was granted in February 2020 a St. Kitts and Nevis passport.
On 3 July 2020, Ray Hushpuppi was apprehended on his arrival in the United States over a conspiracy of money laundering. The affirmation also charged Ray and a co-conspirator with planning to utilize fraudulent wire transfers from a ” financial entity overseas” to launder money meant to be stolen.
A Whopping sum of $14.7 million was moved to different bank accounts globally in an illegal manner on February 2019. The date where the incident occurred which was recorded in the document matches that of the attack on Malta’s Bank of Valletta in February 2019, although a specific bank was not mentioned in the document.
Again, in February 2019, $14.7 million was fraudulently moved from the bank to accounts in the United Kingdom, Czech Republic, Hong Kong, and the United States.
The incident in Malta was so deadly that then-Premier Joseph Muscat was compelled to address the legislature.
Forbes’s assertions that Hushpuppi might have been responsible for the attack were also cited by a number of local publications in Malta, including Times of Malta and Malta Today.
The document states that Ray Hushpuppi gave the co-conspirator free access to two bank accounts in Europe in anticipation of receiving $5.6 million from each of the money that was stolen illegally.
With the assistance of North Korean Hackers, the United States also charged him for money laundering.
In other publications, Ray and one of his co-conspirators, according to the document, planned to “launder tens, and at times hundreds, of millions of dollars that were proceeds of other scams they plotted and computer intrusions, including a fraudulent plot to steal £100 million ($124 million) from an English Premier League football club.
Ray Hushpuppi is also charged with fraud in Nigeria because the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission of Nigeria(EFCC) is also looking for him.
On the grounds that he presented a danger of non-appearance, his plea for bail and the opportunity to remain in Illinois, Homewood with his girlfriend’s uncle was turned down.
He is faced with numerous allegations and fraudulent acts not mentioned, and as a public figure or internet celebrity, Ray Hushpuppi rather remains overseas and faces accusations than ruin his image and reputation in his home country.
Prior to his scheduled conviction on September 19, 2022, Hushpuppi made a final plea to Judge Otis Wright in which he detailed his financial situation, criminal history, and regrets.
He expressed regret to his family members for making them seem bad and thanked the FBI for their diligent work in bringing him to justice.
Ray Hushpuppi’s conviction was postponed by Judge Otis Wright from September 19 to November 3, 2022. The litigant’s application for a delay in judgment was first denied by the judge.
In the press
Both Bloomberg and BBC Africa have published a documentary about Abbas’s life up until his arrest.
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