Lawyer: Hushpuppi is an entrepreneur, not a scammer

The counsel for Ramon Abbas aka Hushpuppi, Gal Pissetzky has said his client is not a fraudster.

Speaking in an interview with Forbes, Pissetzky said Hushpuppi is not guilty of the accusation of fraud ran legitimate businesses including real estate.

“Absolutely not guilty of (the) charges they are accusing him of,” the lawyer said.

Pissetzky also added that “Hushpuppi was running a legitimate business and a very legitimate Instagram account and did not take part in any scam or fraud.”

When asked about Hushpuppi’s lifestyle, the legal counsel said: “He’s an entrepreneur. He has real estate involvement … (he’s) an Instagram personality. He was promoting brands and that’s how he was very legitimately making his money.”

Okay.ng recalls that Hushpuppi was arrested by Dubai Police and handed over the United State government over an alleged fraud tunning to 1.6 billion Dirham (N168 billion).

The police arrested the 37-year-old alongside 12 of his gang members.

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