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COVID-19: Hushpuppi Moved From Chicago To California

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JUST IN: Top US Defence Attorney Denies Hushpuppi Release

Alleged cyber-criminal, Ramon Abbas, popular known as Ray Hushpuppi, has been reportedly transferred from Chicago to California, United States, to continue his fraud trial.

This was disclosed by investigative journalist, Kemi Olunloyo, in a post on her Twitter handle on Wednesday.

Kemi Olunloyo stated that Hushpuppi left with US Marshals to California, adding that his trial may be delayed due to allegedly testing positive for COVID-19.

Naija News reports that Hushpuppi had been denied bail in his ongoing suspected internet fraud trial in the US.

It was learnt that his lawyer, Gal Pissetzky who had vowed to prove his client’s innocence, applied for him to leave jail with an electronic tag and live with the uncle of a woman with whom he has a child, but US prosecutors opposed the bail application but the judge refused him bail that he might commit more fraud.

Ogbolu George is a graduate of Mass Communication from the University of Benin. He loves politics, is a movie addict and a die-hard Arsenal fan. George is a Senior Content Creator at Naija News.