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Hushpuppi’s ally, Woodberry pleads guilty to fraud charge in US

Hushpuppi’s ally, Woodberry pleads guilty to fraud charge in US

Olalekan Jacob Ponle, alias Mr Woodberry, who was an associate of Ramon Abbas, Hushpuppi, during his heydays has entered a plea of guilt with the U.S. authorities, agreeing to surrender $8 million in proceeds of wire fraud as well as luxury cars and watches to the foreign government. Both men were arrested in 2020 for […]
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The sociology of Nigerian Hushpuppism

The sociology of Nigerian Hushpuppism

By Oludayo Tade THE arrest of Nigerian-born Ramoni Abass, with Hushpuppi social media identity, and his gang in Dubai over alleged transnational cybercrime during which nearly two million were ripped off, unveils how deceitful living is ubiquitous, celebrated and elevated above moral uprightness in Nigeria. ‘Hushpuppism’ is a survivalist strategy which deliberately distorts reality in […]

FBI acted illegally, kidnapped Hushpuppi from Dubai ― Lawyer

FBI acted illegally, kidnapped Hushpuppi from Dubai ― Lawyer

By Rasheed Sobowale The legal counsel to Nigerian Instagram big boy, Ramon Abbas, (a.ka. Hushpuppi) has claimed he was “kidnapped” from Dubai by the United States Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). According to Gal Pissetzky of Pissetzky & Berliner, the FBI and the United States government “acted illegally when they kidnapped him from Dubai without […]

Meet Pissetzky & Berliner, law firm defending Hushpuppi in United States

Meet Pissetzky & Berliner, law firm defending Hushpuppi in United States

By Rasheed Sobowale The law firm representing Nigerian Dubai-based big boy, Ramon Olorunwa Abbas, popularly known as Hushpuppi has claimed he is innocent of all charges levelled against him by the United States. Hushpuppi is currently held at MCC Chicago Prison. This was confirmed by a search conducted by Vanguard on the US Federal Bureau […]

Five interesting things about law firm defending Hushpuppi

Five interesting things about law firm defending Hushpuppi

By Rasheed Sobowale The law firm representing Nigerian Dubai-based big boy, Ramon Olorunwa Abbas, popularly known as Hushpuppi has claimed he is innocent of all charges levelled against him by the United States. Hushpuppi is currently held at MCC Chicago Prison. This was confirmed by a search conducted by Vanguard on the US Federal Bureau […]

Hushpuppi not guilty, runs legitimate business ― Lawyer

Hushpuppi not guilty, runs legitimate business ― Lawyer

By Rasheed Sobowale The lawyer representing Ramon Abbas, (a.k.a Hushpuppi) has stated the Instagram big boy is innocent of all charges and that he “was running a legitimate business and a very legitimate Instagram account and did not take part in any scam or fraud.” Hushpuppi is currently held at MCC Chicago Prison. This was […]