The news of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) in United States of America, bringing out new evidence that ties the Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP) in Nigeria, Abba Kyari, to a multimillion-dollar fraudster, Abbas Ramon popularly known as Hushpuppi, has been circulating on the social media.
Even though, the Deputy Commissioner of Police, Abba Kyari, has denied every involvement of him with the international fraudster, his phone conversations seems to be speaking a different tune. Recall that, Abba Kyari was indicted by the US Court on July 28th for being an accomplice to a 1.1 million US dollars’ scam and they have put up an arrest warrant for Abba Kyari.
Abba Kyari said that, the only business he did with Abbas Ramona aka Hushpuppi was procuring caps and native attires for him, which he transferred the money in a legit manner. After he denied the allegations, the FBI, which is the domestic intelligence and security service of the United States and its principal federal law enforcement agency, brought evidence of their phone conversations and illegal money transfers that they both did together.
Immediately the FBI revealed the illegal wire transfers and the phone conversations, Abba Kyari’s denial tune changed to threats. He stated that, if he goes down for his fraud, he is taking all those influential people that he has even had an dealings with, down with him and since, he is a Deputy Commissioner of Police, the list of the people he plans to bring down with him, is a very long one.
Abba Kyari has been pictured with several top politicians, musicians, businessmen and entertainers. The likes of Davido, Obi Cubana, Senator Dino Melaye and several others are in ‘bed’ with him and he plans on indicting everyone he has had business with in the past, if he goes down for this Hushpuppi’s Saga.
Abbas Olorunwa Ramona aka Hushpuppi is an Instagram celebrity who constantly give his more than 3 million followers, contents from his incessant shopping spree and his helicopter rides, with musicians, footballers, businessmen and top influential people in the world.
Hushpuppi was arrested at his Palazzo Versace mansion in Dubai on June 2020 for several levels of fraud, illegal wire transfers, money laundering, Ponzi schemes and impersonation. He was arrested by the International Police and extradited to the United States of America, where he facing crimes that will get him incarcerated for more than 15 years.
Hushpuppi was arrested alongside eleven others in six simultaneous raids. Items that were recovered in his mansion includes 150 million dirhams (about $40 million) in cash, 13 luxury cars worth Dh 25 million ($7M), 21 laptops, 47 smartphones, 15 memory storage devices, 5 external hard drives, and 800,000 emails of potential victims alongside suitcases full of cash. According to the FBI, Hushpuppi is the key player in a giant cybercrime network that provides a haven for stolen money all over the world.
There are several Nigerians, both in Nigeria and outside Nigeria that can’t declare their assets and their source of money is unidentifiable. Few weeks, the world got to know about one of the richest Igbo man in Nigeria, known as Obi Cubana because of how he lavishly spent on his mother’s burial in Oba, Anambra State.
According to Sabiradio, the Inspector General of Police (IGP) Usman Alkali Baba, PSC, NPM, FDC, has recommended the immediate suspension of DCP Abba Kyari, the Head of the Police Intelligence Response Team (IRT), from the Service of the Nigeria Police Force (NPF), pending the outcome of an ongoing internal investigations about his alleged ties, with the international fraudster, Hushpuppi.