Ramon Abbas, the Nigerian Instagram celebrity with the nomenclature “Hushpuppi“, has agreed to plead guilty to US federal court to conspiracy.
Hushpuppi has pleaded guilty to the four-count of conspiracy to commit wire fraud, money laundering conspiracies, international money laundering and engaging in monetary transactions in property derived from specified unlawful activity.
He is alleged to be the leader of a group that facilitates computer intrusion, business email compromise (BEC) fraud and money laundering.
His targeted victims, majorly in the U.S, had been duped of hundreds of millions of dollars, the FBI says.
He will face up to 20 years at sentencing.