Legendary Nigerian fraudster Raymond Abbas aka Hushpuppi has committed yet another fraudulent act despite being in jail.
According to the Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI), Hushpuppi started a new fraudulent scheme from jail.
The scheme saw him carrying out more hacking activities to illegally obtain money and launder it with an outside accomplice.
The FBI carried out an investigation, in jail, to expose Hushpuppi’s activities.
The FBI released an indictment detailing his new crimes.
Hushpuppi reportedly hacked and obtained the personal data of U.S citizens from jail.
According to the indictment, prison inamtes are allowed some time to use the internet upon request.
Hushpuppi used the personal data he obtained to apply for and receive Economic Impact Payment Debit Cards.
The cards are used to issue stimulus payments from the government to U.S citizens.
Hushpuppi allegedly stole over $400,000 with an accomplice.
Read full details of his new scam below…
Remember, Hushpuppi is currently in jail after his arrest for fraud and money laundering.
He pleaded guilty and faces 20 years in jail.
The Nigerian is now certain to face more time in jail if convicted of these new charges.
We await the outcome of this new case.