|Ray Hushpuppi and his toys|
The Nigernian supercyber-criminal, RAMON OLORUNWA ABBAS, a/k/a Ray Hushpuppi, who is accused of laundering hundreds of millions of dollars taken in Business Email Compromise (BEC) fraud, from victims that include a foreign bank, a US law firm, and a British premier league football club, was extradited to the US on Thursday, after his expulsion for the UAE. The defendant faces a charge of Conspiracy to Engage in Money Laundering, which carries a maximum sentence of 20 years in Federal Prison.
A colorful high-flying jetsetter, complete with private jet, Rolls and Bentley, Abbas, using a fraudulent wire transfer & money laundering scheme, and stole close to a million dollars from an American law firm, stole €13m from a foreign financial institution, in a cyber-heist scheme.
The number of cyber-crimes alleged are extensive. Readers who wish more details can access the complete text of the Criminal Complaint, 28 pages, here.