Chicago foremost lawyer Gal Pissetzky, who’s representing Nigerian fraudster, Ramon Abbas Igbalode, higher often called Hushpuppi, has stated his consumer is into respectable companies and never fraud.
Hushpuppi, who was extradited to US from Dubai final week Thursday faces trial in Los Angeles, the place his case has been filed earlier than a US District Court docket in Central District of California.
Pissetzky stated his consumer is “Completely not responsible of [the] fees they’re accusing him of,” including, “[Abbas] was operating a respectable enterprise and a really respectable Instagram account and didn’t participate in any rip-off or fraud.”
Talking about how Hushpuppi paid for his costly life-style, Pissetzky stated “He’s an entrepreneur. He has actual property involvement … [he’s] an Instagram character. He was selling manufacturers and that’s how he was very legitimately making his cash.”
On his relationship with Premier League footballers Tammy Abraham and Ezri Konsa, his lawyer says, “Mr Abbas is buddies with lots of people. Any person who has that many followers – clearly he is aware of and has buddies in loads of locations … it’s all respectable.”
Hushpuppi, 37, was arrested by the police in Dubai in June, alongside 11 individuals which included one other Nigerian – Olalekan Ponle – also referred to as Woodberry.