Instagram has said Nigerian fraudster Ramon Abbas, populary known as Huspuppi may continue using his account despite having facing conviction for fraud in the United States.
He’s a Dubai-based Multi-million naira.
The National reported that Instagram has declared Hushpuppi free to continue using his social media account. It was said that the Nigerian did not violate any of the social media platform’s laws.
Hushpuppi, lived a life of luxury in Dubai – in a multi-million dollar money laundering empire –he is always flaunting his expensive lifestyle on his Instagram account.
He used Instagram to showcase his money and properties, sharing photos of extravagant shopping trips, luxury cars, clothes, and watches.
An international police investigation uncovered almost $41 million in cash and 13 cars valued at about $6.8 million.
Further evidence in his phone and computer records has proved to contained more than 100,000 fraudulent files and the email addresses of nearly two million possible victims, making him a fraud.
Hushpuppi owned some luxury cars, including a Bentley, Ferrari, Lamborghini, and Maybach.
The Dubia-based fraudster has over 2.5 million followers on Instagram. He has not published a post on his account since June 2020, the same month he was arrested by Dubai Police .
Instagram, however, said Huspuppi will be free to continue to use the site unless law enforcement in the US where he is facing trial rules otherwise.
The American social media company said it is enforcing a policy on inmate takedown requests in place for prisoners active on social media. Rahmon does not fall under the categories which would validate account removal.
Instagram said accounts are only usually closed if they represent dangerous organisations or individuals.
Hushpuppi who is a 37-year-old Nigerian fraudster pleaded guilty to crimes that netted profits of some $24 million from his victims.
Court documents in July 2021 disclosed how Hushpuppi played a major role in a school finance scam, as well as several other cyber and business email compromise schemes that cumulatively caused more than $24 million in losses.
Hushpuppi allegedly faked the financing of a Qatari school by playing the roles of bank officials.