Nigerian influencer Hushpuppi pleads guilty to money laundering

In one scheme he is facing charges on is his attempt to steal more than $1.1m from someone who wanted to fund a new children’s school in Qatar, the document said. – – Prosecutors also alleged that Abbas defrauded a client of a New York-based law firm out of approximately $922,857 in October 2019 after he and a co-conspirator “tricked a paralegal” into wiring them money that was intended for the client’s real estate refinancing. Abbas also conspired to launder funds from a $14.7 million “cyber-heist” that struck a foreign…

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