Popular Nigerian Instagram Big boy, Ramon Abbas popularly referred to as “Hushpuppi“ has been arraigned in a court in California, United States, ahead of his trial which will begin in October.
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The 37-year-old Nigerian man who was accused of being the leader of a group that facilitates computer intrusion, Business Email Compromise (BEC) fraud and money laundering pleaded not 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.
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According to Premium Times, prosecutors have begun the process of arraignment by filing necessary documents and forms after his first appearance on August 17.
Hushpuppi reportedly entered a plea, insisting that he is not guilty of the charges. He will be represented in court by Vicki Podberesky, a top-rated lawyer in California and Gal Pissetzky, a Chicago-based lawyer appearing pro hac vice because he is not licensed to practice outside Chicago.