Hushpuppi to be sentenced on September 21, U.S Attorney’s office. The United State Attorney’s office has announced that Nigerian-Dubai-based Big Boy Abass Ramon known well as Hushpuppi will be sentenced on the 21st of September.
Hushpuppi has been in the custody of the US prisons after he was picked up by the FBI in his apartment in Dubai in 2020 alongside 12 others and extradited to the US for prosecution.
The court’s Director of Media Relations, Thom Mrozek, disclosed in a response to a television channel the decision of the United States Attorney’s office for the Central District of California, Los Angeles.
This is the third time Hushpuppi’s sentence date had been moved since he was convicted in 2021. The first date chosen for his sentence was on Valentine’s February 14 before it was postponed to July 11, and now September 21.
According to Mrozek, the suspect, Hushpuppi had long pleaded guilty to the alleged $1.1m [email protected] last year and would be sentenced later this year.
“Mr. Abbas is currently scheduled to be sentenced by a federal judge in Los Angeles on September 21,” he said. According to court documents, he risks “20 years’ imprisonment; a 3-year period of supervised release; a fine of $500,000 or twice the gross gain or gross loss resulting from the offense”.