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COVID-19 fund scam, Hushpuppi has case to answer — EFCC

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Big spender and Nigerian money bag, Ramoni Igbalode, popularly known as Ray Hushpuppi, is in-for troubled times as the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says, the wanted hacker has considerable cases of cyber crimes against him.

  Mr Dele Oyewale, EFCC Spokesperson, in a statement yesterday said that Igbalode, who was recently arrested by the International Police (Interpol) and Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), for allegations of ventilator funds diversion and being in possession of $35million  while on trip to Dubai has case to answer.

  Oyewale added that the Commission was familiar with grisly details of his money laundering transactions involving many high-profile cyber criminals facing trial in Nigeria.

  “The Commission is engaging with the FBI in tracing victims of his fraudulent transactions and other fraudsters having direct involvement with him.

  “Local cyber criminals with money laundering networks with him are also being investigated,” he said.

  Hushpuppi was arrested on June 10 in United Arab Emirates in connection with $35million ventilator scam.

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