See Chicago correctional center where Hushpuppi is being detained (Photos)

Nigerian cyber-criminal suspect, Hushpuppi, real name, Ramon Igbalode Abbas is currently being held at the Metropolitan Correctional Center in Chicago. The Instagram celebrity who was arrested in Dubai in June, and extradited to the United States of America, appeared in court last Thursday. Metropolitan Correctional He was charged with running a global fraud operation, including targeting a Premier League football club, a bank and a US law firm. Ramon Abbas, 37, who claims to run a real estate business, is alleged to have conspired to launder hundreds of millions of dollars through business email compromise (BEC) frauds and other scams, the US Department of Justice (DoJ) said. Metropolitan Correctional – Rooftop View He is also accused of laundering $14.7m stolen in a cyber-heist from an unnamed bank in February 2019, sending the money to bank accounts around the world.

Hushpuppi is being held at the Metropolitan Correctional Center, Chicago, the Federal Bureau of Prisons website says. He will be transferred to Los Angeles in the coming weeks, according the Justice Department.