New evidence has been submitted against popular alleged internet fraudster, Ramoni Abbass, popularly known as Hushpuppi.
Hushpuppi was arrested months ago for allegedly defrauding over 1.9 million people to the tune of over 168 billion nairas.
The new evidence shows how he used his personal email to register on a website “whizzlog” which is a market place for buying US bank logs and money laundering.
A statement released by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) partly reads: “In reviewing data from ABASS email address (firstname.lastname@example.org), found ABBAS registered on a website whizzlog.com(“whizzlog”) which is a market place for buying US Backlogs and money laundering.
“Based on my training and experiences, Cybercriminals refer to bank account login details as bank logs or logs. These details can be purchase on the dark web or some secret websites only known in cybercriminal circles. The website ABBAS registered with and used is called Whizzlog.com.
“Sophisticated cybercriminal do not use their personal email address in registering on such websites. ABBAS used his personal email to register on the site just like he used his personal email address for other criminal activities and schemes.
“ABBAS email address contained registration confirmation from Whizzlog. It also contained numerous confirmation and receipts of bank logs he purchased.
“One of such messages read, “Your order was successful. You have purchased (“the Financial institution”) backlog with a balance of $9,839,44. Purchase Price: $955. The banklog details “login to your whizzlog account to view.
“From the example above, I observed ABBAS buys a log with a balance of over $9,000 for as low as $900.”
Recall Daily Times Nigeria reported that in June, the Hushpuppi was arrested in Dubai by special operatives of the Emirati police and American Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). while flaunting an opulent lifestyle on social media/
However, Hushpuppi pleaded not guilty to the four-count of conspiracy to commit wire fraud, money laundering conspiracies, international money laundering and engaging in monetary transactions in property derived from specified unlawful activity.