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Hushpuppi Is Not Guilty, Runs Legitimate Business – Lawyer



The lawyer representing Nigerian internet sensation Hushpuppi in his American trial has affirmed his client’s innocence and vowed to ensure the millionaire braggart walks away a free man.

Gal Pissetzky of Pissetzky & Berliner, a prolific lawyer who has succeeded in proving the innocence of his clients in several high profile cases mentioned this in an interview with Forbes magazine.

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He averred that his 37 year-old client is a prominent entrepreneur with interests in real estate and other sectors. He also added that he rakes in substantial amount of money from using his famous status to promote brands of products on his social media handles.

Hushpuppi whose real name is Ramon Olorunwa Abbas, is in the United States to face a trial on charges of internet fraud and money laundering. He was last month arrested at his luxurious Dubai apartment and subsequently extradited to the United States.

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He attained celebrity status after he took Instagram by storm and flaunted his wealth and possessions. He faces a maximum prison term of twenty years if he is found guilty.