New evidence has been submitted against alleged internet fraudster, Ramoni Abbass, popularly known as Hushpuppi, according to a statement by the United States Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI).
Hushpuppi was arrested in June for allegedly defrauding over 1.9 million people to the tune of over 168 billion naira.
The new evidence shows how he used his personal email to register on a website “whizzlog” which is a market place for buying US bank logs and money laundering.
Parts of the FBI statement read, “In reviewing data from ABASS email address (firstname.lastname@example.org), found ABBAS registered on a website whizzlog.com(“whizzlog”) which is a market place for buying US Banklogs and money laundering.
“Based on my training and experiences, Cyber criminals refer to bank account login details as bank logs or logs.
“These details can be purchase on the darkweb or some secret websites only known in cyber criminal circles. The website ABBAS registered with and used is called Whizzlog.com.
“Sophisticated cyber criminal do not use their personal email address in registering on such websites. ABBAS used his personal email to register on the site just like he used his personal email address for other criminal activities and schemes.
“ABBAS email address contained registration confirmation from Whizzlog. It also contained numerous confirmation and receipts of bank logs he purchased.
“One of such messages read, “Your order was successful. You have purchased (“the Financial institution”) banklog with a balance of $9,839,44. Purchase Price: $955. The banklog details “login to your whizzlog account to view.
“From the example above, I observed ABBAS buys a log with balance of over $9,000 for as low as $900.”
Hushpuppi had earlier pleaded not guilty to charges filed against him in a US court.
The charges include conspiracy to commit wire fraud, money laundering, international money laundering and engaging in monetary transactions in property derived from specified unlawful activity.