The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has declared that Instagram celebrity, Ramoni Igbalode, popularly known as Ray Hushpuppi has a case to answer with the agency.
The anti-graft agency said this in response to reports by Hushpuppi’s brother that the Instagram celebrity has no case to answer with the EFCC.
Hushpuppi was arressted by the INTERPOL for computer and wire fraud targeted at Coronavirus relief funds meant for Americans.
According to the EFCC, it has been investigating the Instagram celebrity for a number of cyber crime activities for a while now.
Releasing a statement through Twitter, the agency said;
Ray Hushpuppi Has A Case To Answer With EFCC.
Nigerian most-wanted hacker, Ramoni Igbalode, alias Ray Hushpuppi, recently arrested by the International Police(Interpol) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation(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 cyber criminals 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.
Hushpuppi was arrested on Wednesday, June 10, 2020 in United Arab Emirates in connection with $35million ventilator scam.