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How We Arrest Hushpuppi And His Accomplices – FBI Agent

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The US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has revealed the mode of operation through which the suspected Nigerian swindler Ramon Olorunwa Abbas alias Hushpuppi, and his gang were tracked until he was arrested in Dubai, United Arabs Emirates (UAE) on June 10.

Special agent Andrew John Innocenti, in an affidavit attached to the charges against Hushpuppi in the US, said the main suspect and others identified only as Coconspirator 1 and Coconspirator 2, used to hack into the computers of their targets and move money from one account to the other across the globe.

They then use the huge money so realised to live large, acquiring expensive properties, designer clothes, expensive watches and luxury cars, and also charter jets.

According to the FBI agent, their Business Email Compromise (BEC) fraud schemes “often involve a computer hacker gaining unauthorised access to a business-email account, blocking or redirecting communications to and/or from that email account, and then using the compromised email account or a separate fraudulent email account (sometimes called a “spoofed” email account) to communicate with personnel from a victim company and to attempt to trick them into making an unauthorised wire transfer.

“The fraudster will direct the unsuspecting personnel of the victim company to wire funds to the bank account of a third party (sometimes referred to as a “money mule”), which is often a bank account owned, controlled, and/or used by individuals involved in the scheme based in the United States.

The money may then be laundered by wiring or transferring it through numerous bank accounts to launder the money, or by quickly withdrawing it as cash, by check, or by cashier’s check.”

Abbas and Coconspirators 1 and 2 allegedly laundered approximately $396,050 while Coconspirator 2 was in Los Angeles, California

Abbas and Coconspirator 1, he said, “conspired to launder funds intended to be stolen through fraudulent wire transfers from a foreign financial institution (the “Foreign Financial Institution”), in which fraudulent wire transfers totaling approximately €13 million (approximately USD $14.7 million) were sent to bank accounts around the world in February 2019.

“Coconspirator 1 conspired with the persons who initiated the fraudulent wire transfers, and also conspired with a number of others, including ABBAS, to launder the funds that were intended to be stolen.

“ABBAS, specifically, provided Coconspirator 1 with two bank accounts in Europe that ABBAS anticipated would each receive €5 million of the fraudulently obtained funds.”

Continuing, he said that analysis of Coconspirator 1’s iPhone and other online accounts showed that Coconspirator 1 “operated and tasked money mule crews for a number of fraudulent schemes, including BEC schemes and cyber-heists.

“Analysis also showed that Coconspirator 1 communicated with the U.A.E. phone number +971543777711 (“Phone Number 1”) about multiple fraudulent schemes and money laundering.

“Phone Number 1 was one of the phone numbers ABBAS used during 2019 and 2020.

“Based on my review (pursuant to federal search warrants obtained in this District) of data from Coconspirator 1’s iPhone and from an online account connected to that phone (the “Online Account”), other law enforcement personnel’s review of that digital data, and from discussions with United States Secret Service (“USSS”) and FBI personnel, I know the following: a.Coconspirator 1’s iPhone listed Phone Number 1 (+971543777711) with the contact name “Hush.” The phone also contained a contact for Snapchat username “hushpuppi5,” which listed the Snapchat contact name “The Billionaire Gucci Master!!!” b.Searches of Phone Number 1 and the contact name “Hush” inCoconspirator 1’s iPhone revealed messaging conversations between “Hush,” using Phone Number 1, and Coconspirator 1. (For ease of reference, communications with this moniker and Phone Number 1 are referred to as communications with ABBAS in the remainder of this affidavit.)

“In or around December 2019, April 2020, and June 2020, I reviewed the publicly viewable Instagram account of “hushpuppi” at www.instagram.com/hushpuppi.

Based on information available on the profile page, the user of that account made more than 500 posts and had 2.3 million followers as of June 2020.11.

“This Instagram account included numerous publicly viewable images of a man who appeared to be ABBAS, based on comparisons to photographs of ABBAS in passports and other identification documents referenced below in paragraphs 16.c to 16.c.iv.

Hundreds of these images on the Instagram account showed ABBAS in designer clothing and shoes, posing on or in luxury vehicles, wearing high-end watches, or possessing other luxury items, indicating substantial wealth.”

Abbas made his initial court appearance in Chicago, USA, on Friday and he is expected to be transferred to Los Angeles in the coming weeks.

He was extradited to the USA from Dubai on Thursday to face charges of conspiracy to launder millions of dollars from business email compromise (BEC) frauds and other scams.

The US Justice Department described Abbas as a “Dubai resident who flaunted his extravagant lifestyle on social media.”

Hushpuppi was arrested along with 11 others in six simultaneous raids carried out by the Dubai Police.

Confiscated from them were 13 luxury cars worth N2. 640 billion (Dh 25 million), 21 laptops, 47 smartphones, 15 memory storage devices, 5 external hard drives and 800, 000 emails of potential victims.

The gang was responsible for Dh1.6 billion (about N169 billion) fraud involving over 1.9 million victims.

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Tiwa Savage Sextape With Boyfriend Finally Leaked (Full VIDEO)

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Tiwa Savage Sextape With Boyfriend Finally Leaked (VIDEO)


Tiwa Savage Sextape video is finally out oo!! 

Remember, Tiwa Savage once revealed someone was trying to blackmail her with her sextape which was mistakenly posted on Snapchat.

The blackmailer has already saved the video before it was deleted immediately by tiwa savage boyfriend.

After the release of the video yesterday, it now clear that tiwa savage kept to her pan of not paying the blackmailer.

For all of those doubting, See the cloth she’s wearing in this photo below and compare it with the one she’s wearing in the video.

Watch The Video Below:

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Meek Mill Declares He Is “Looking For BIA”

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Meek Mill didn’t reveal why or for what, after he declares he is looking for BIA.

BIA rose into stardom after “Whole Lotta Money” and its remix featuring Nicki Minaj.

And despite criticism about her Met Gala look and supposedly underwhelming BET Hip Hop Awards “Whole Lotta Money” performance, BIA has taken it all within stride and has clearly caught the attention of some of her peers in the rap game.

Nicki Minaj blew Drake‘s cover a couple of months ago after she revealed that the Toronto rapper had allegedly been texting her all night asking about BIA and now Minaj’s ex, Meek Mill, has made it clear he’s interested in linking up with her.

Fans obviously jumped to the thought that Meek is romantically interested in BIA but it was pointed out that on the ASAP Ferg-assisted “Me (FMW) you can hear the classic Lil Jon “BIA BIA” sample. Meek’s tweet, combined with the “BIA BIA” sample, have led fans to believe that a possible remix between the “Dreams & Nightmares” rapper and BIA is on the way.

Check back to SKINNYGIST.COM for a possible collaboration and in the meantime, let us know if you’d be excited for a potential Meek Mill x BIA record in the future.

 

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Coi Leray Blows Hot For Being Called A “TikTok Artist”

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Coi Leray finally blows hot at fans for calling her a “TikTok artist” while show more love to BIA.

The rapper has been having a difficult time shutting up the haters. She understands that the hate is unwarranted, but it has shown to be overwhelming, because Coi Leray shared a note about how she’s fed up with all of the negative comments she got last week.

As the criticism continues, Coi has been labeled a “TikTok artist” by some of her haters, but that’s not a term that she would necessarily associate with. Instead, she wants to be called a “Billboard artist,” because all of her songs are hits.

Coi Leray Tweeted that;

“Believe it or not, I make hits,”

“Been a great year …. Wait until y’all hear this twinnem remix it’s over.”

Somebody Tagged her a “TikTok artist” then she replies saying…

“Tik tok artist goes straight to billboard every time so call me a billboard artist whenever you wanna throw tik tok in there. I did it with out an album.”

PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA – SEPTEMBER 04: Coi Leray performs during 2021 Made In America at Benjamin Franklin Parkway on September 04, 2021 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for Roc Nation)

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