The United States District Court for Central District of California has again postponed the sentencing of popular Nigerian internet fraudster, Ramon Abbas better known as Hushpuppi.
The 39-year-old, who pleaded guilty to multimillion-dollar fraud charges, was slated to be jailed on Monday, October 3, but the trial judge, Otis Wright, announced that Mr Abbas will now be sentenced on Monday, November 7, 2022.
Pageone learnt that the court announced that: “COUNSEL ARE NOTIFIED, the Sentencing is CONTINUED to November 7, 2022 at 11:30 a.m. as to Defendant Ramon Olorunwa Abbas.”
The sentence hearing was initially moved by Judge Wright from 14 February to 11 July before shifting it to 21 September and now 7 November.
Hushpuppi was arrested in Dubai, the United Arab Emirate (UAE) in June 2020 alongside 12 others over allegations bordering on hacking, impersonation, scamming, banking fr@ud, identity theft and was extradited to the US for prosecution.