The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says they are teaming up with the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) to find out those who are allegedly defrauded by Ramoni Igbalode popularly known as Hushpuppi.
In a statement by EFCC’s Spokesman, Dele Oyewale, Hushpuppi is known for his lavish lifestyle and he his Nigeria’s most wanted hacker.
The commission further stated that many Internet fraudsters in Nigeria have been traced to Hushpuppi.
According to the Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC), he was arrested on June 10, 2020 in the United Arab Emirates in connection with a $35M ventilator scam which is meant for COVID-19 patients.
The statement read in part,
“Nigerian most-wanted hacker, Ramoni Igbalode, alias Ray Hushpuppi, recently arrested by the International Police and the FBI, has considerable cases of cyber crimes being investigated by the EFCC.
“The commission is familiar with grisly details of his money laundering transactions, involving many high-profile cybercriminals 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.”