US Court sitting in Illinois, Chicago has shared and revealed its reasons for denied Ramon Abbas a.k.a Hushpuppi bail after he was arrested alongside his co-conspirators, Woodberry on cyber fraud allegations.
Recall that the Instagram celebrity who was arrested last month in Dubai for alleged wire fraud and extradited to the U.S on July 3, was accused of being part of a network that made “hundreds of millions of dollars” from business email compromise frauds and other scams.
The US court has now revealed it denied Hushpuppi bail and the opportunity to stay with his girlfriend’s Uncle pending the conclusion of his trial.
Based on the recommendations of the Pretrial services which provides the court quality information about defendants, it was stated that Hushpuppi presents a risk of non appearance and should be removed to the charging district in California in custody.
It was reported that other factors include the fact that Mr Abbas is subject to lengthy period of incarceration if convicted, lacks significant community or family ties to the district, lacks significant family or other ties outside the United States, lacks legal status in the country and will be subjected to removal or deportation for serving any period of incarceration.
US Court Reveals Why Hushpuppi Was Denied Bail, As Case Against Woodberry Is Dismissed
If the allegations turns out true, it was further stated that Huspuppi who has ties with many foreign countries has sufficient assets to fund flight to anywhere in the world.
The statement partly read;
“Abbas reportedly rents an apartment in Dubai for $10.000 a month and drives a Bentley. He is alleged to have committed financial crimes that netted tens of millions of dollars or more.
“For these reasons and those stated on the record, Mr Abbas shall be removed to the charging district in the custody of the US Marshal.”
Meanwhile, in a related development, the alleged cyberfraud case against Olalekan Ponle popularly known as Mr Woodberry has been dismissed by a US court, following a motion seeking the dismissal of the case against him, without prejudice.
John Lausch, US Attorney had on Monday filed a movement looking for the dismissal of the case in opposition to Ponle Who become arraigned on costs bordering on cord fraud conspiracy at a US District Court in Illinois, with out prejudice.
“Counsel for the government has spoken with counsel for the defendant and defendant’s counsel has no objection to this motion. Respectfully submitted,” Mr Lausch said.
Consequently, the US District Court during a resumed sitting on Wednesday granted the dismissal of the case against Ponle.
“Without objection, the complaint against defendant Ponle is dismissed without prejudice. Motion presentment hearing set for 7/23/2020 is stricken,” Judge Robert W. Gettleman ruled.
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