Chicago foremost lawyer Gal Pissetzky, who’s representing Nigerian fraudster, Ramon Abbas Igbalode, higher often called Hushpuppi, has mentioned his consumer is into official companies and never fraud.
Hushpuppi, who was extradited to US from Dubai final week Thursday faces trial in Los Angeles, the place his case has been filed earlier than a US District Court docket in Central District of California.
Pissetzky mentioned his consumer is “Completely not responsible of [the] prices they’re accusing him of,” including, “[Abbas] was operating a official enterprise and a really official Instagram account and didn’t participate in any rip-off or fraud.”
Talking about how Hushpuppi paid for his costly life-style, Pissetzky mentioned “He’s an entrepreneur. He has actual property involvement … [he’s] an Instagram character. He was selling manufacturers and that’s how he was very legitimately making his cash.”
On his relationship with Premier League footballers Tammy Abraham and Ezri Konsa, his lawyer says, “Mr Abbas is pals with lots of people. Any person who has that many followers – clearly he is aware of and has pals in numerous locations … it’s all official.”
Hushpuppi, 37, was arrested by the police in Dubai in June, alongside 11 individuals which included one other Nigerian – Olalekan Ponle – often known as Woodberry.