Reports of Hushpuppi committing fraud from jail is fake – American cybercrime expert Gary Warner reveals

Earlier today, a news came up that popular Nigerian big boy, Ramon Abbas a.k.a Hushpuppi who is currently in US prison committed $400,000 fraud is report to be a fake news.

Gary Warner, the Director of Research in Computer Forensics at the University of Alabama, took to Twitter to rubbish the viral reports and the accompanying documents.

He said the document shared to back the report is a doctored version of a June 2020 affidavit.

Warner added that the edited document was intended to get people to visit a scammer website.

He tweeted: “People are asking me if it is true that #Hushpuppi laundered $400,000 in #Stimulus cards from in prison.

“The document they show is an edit of a June 2020 Affidavit. The new version is fake, intended to get people to visit a scammer EIP website.”

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Reports of Hushpuppi committing fraud from jail is fake - American cybercrime expert Gary Warner reveals

Below are screenshots of the fake documents circulating with the report that Hushpuppi was caught laundering money while in jail.

Reports of Hushpuppi committing fraud from jail is fake - American cybercrime expert Gary Warner reveals
Reports of Hushpuppi committing fraud from jail is fake - American cybercrime expert Gary Warner reveals
Reports of Hushpuppi committing fraud from jail is fake - American cybercrime expert Gary Warner reveals
Reports of Hushpuppi committing fraud from jail is fake - American cybercrime expert Gary Warner reveals
Reports of Hushpuppi committing fraud from jail is fake - American cybercrime expert Gary Warner reveals
Reports of Hushpuppi committing fraud from jail is fake - American cybercrime expert Gary Warner reveals
Reports of Hushpuppi committing fraud from jail is fake - American cybercrime expert Gary Warner reveals

 

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