Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has disclosed that Ramoni Igbalode, popularly known as Hushpuppi, who was recently arrested by the International Police (Interpol) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), has considerable cases of cybercrimes being investigated.
The EFCC made this known in a statement issued by Dele Oyewale, the EFCC’s Head, Media & Publicity on Thursday.
The EFCC said that it “is familiar with grisly details of his money laundering transactions, involving many high-profile cybercriminals facing trial in Nigeria.
“The Commission is engaging with the FBI in tracing victims of his fraudulent transactions and other fraudsters having direct involvement with him. Local cybercriminals with money laundering networks with him, are also being investigated.”
Hushpuppi was arrested on Wednesday, June 10, 2020, in the United Arab Emirates in connection with $35 million ventilator scam.