WHO IS HUSH PUPPY?
Hushpuppi’s real name is Ramon Abbas. He was born Bornon the 11th October 1982 and is thirty nine(39) years old.
He is married to Shawana Nakesia Chapman.
HUSH PUPPY EARLY LIFE
Abbas used to trade in used clothing in Lagos, according to numerous news outlets. Abbas took pleasure in his modest upbringing. Mompha, a close friend of Hushpuppi, once disclosed that his father is still a cab driver in Lagos.
According to TheCable.ng which cited interviews with Abbas’ former neighbors, Abbas had a reputation as a “Yahoo boy,” a term used locally for a cybercriminal, was unsupported by his mother, had not helped any of his old friends escape poverty, and had disregarded numerous warnings about his way of life.
He is the focus of the 2017 song “Telli Person” by Nigerian singer Timaya, who also features Olamide and Phyno. Timaya and Phyno were longtime rivals. The song had lyrics that were subtly directed towards Abbas, accusing him of being a swindler and spending lavishly on expensive clothes rather than making profitable investments, and warning him that he would soon be apprehended by law enforcement. Many believed that his arrest fulfilled the song’s prophecy of a warning.
Ramon Abbas, also known as Hushpuppi, Hush, or Ray Hushpuppi, was born in Nigeria on October 11, 1982. He is currently being prosecuted in the US for conspiring to launder money obtained through business email compromise frauds and other scams, including schemes that defrauded a US law firm of about $40 million, stole $14.7 million from a foreign financial institution, and planned to steal $124 million from an English football club until his arrest.
HUSH PUPPY CAREER
Hushpuppi worked majorly as an Instagram influencer. He also featured in several music videos.
HUSH PUPPY MEDAL RECORDS
Hushpuppi has no medal record.
HUSH PUPPY NET WORTH
Hushpuppi Net worth is about US$2.5 million.
HUSH PUPPY CONTROVERSIES
Fraud allegations On July 3, 2020, upon his arrival in the USA, he was charged with planning to launder “hundreds of millions of dollars.”
Abbas is also charged with fraud in Nigeria because the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission of Nigeria is also looking for him.
His acts that resulted in his arrest, detention, and trial on July 27, 2021, in Los Angeles, are described in an article in Bloomberg Businessweek. “According to authorities, Hushpuppi, also known as Ramon Abbas, developed a straightforward internet swindle and laundered millions of dollars. His past has a lot to say about online storytelling and digital swagger.
Hushpuppi admitted to money laundering on July 28, 2021, and named Abba Kyari, a deputy commissioner of police in Nigeria, as a co-conspirator in his $1.1 million swindle deal. The FBI was given a warrant to arrest Abba Kyari the next day by a US Court. After the recording of his chat with Hushpuppi was made public, the Police Chief was further implicated.
HUSH PUPPY SOCIAL MEDIA HANDLE
Hushpuppi is only on Instagram. His social media handle is HUSHPUPPI (@hushpuppi)