Hushpuppi: $400,000 fraud behind bars is false, US prison confirms
It was earlier reported that Ramon Abbas, famously known as Ramon Abbas, famously known as Hushpuppi had been involved in $400,000 fraud while in the US prison.
The United States government has described this as a fake news
The Director of Media Relations of the United States Attorney’s Office, Thom Mrozek, in response to an email enquiry, declared the fresh documents as being totally falsified.
Mrozek added that the U.S Attorney’s office in Los Angeles which is currently prosecuting Hushpuppi for a separate offence has not filled any such document.
He said, “After looking at the document excerpted in recent media accounts, the documents appear to have been fabricated.
“The U.S Attorney’s office in Los Angeles which filed the case against Mr. Abbas, has not filed any such document.
“We have checked with the FBI Agent who supposedly authored the document and he confirms it is fake”
In a similar development, a cybercrime expert and Director of Research in Computer Forensics at the University of Alabama, Gary Warner, had earlier stated that the document was an edited version of an affidavit filled in June 2020.
“People are asking me if it is true that #Hushpuppi laundered $400,000 in #Stimulus cards from in prison.
“The document they show is an edit of a June 2020 Affidavit. The new version is fake, intended to get people to visit a scammer EIP website,”Warner wrote on his Twitter page.