Nigeria’s ‘Big boy’, Ramon Abbas, aka, HushPuppi, who was found guilty of fraud in the United Arab Emirates and was sentenced 20 years in the United States of America has earned favor and a reduction of jail time.
It has however been made known that HushPuppi’s sentence is being reduced to 11 years on the basis of his help in assisting the US government in unraveling other criminal cases while he was serving time.
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The US government said Mr Abbas’ criminal path was pondered on, that although he may have had a clear chance to choose a rewarding career as a law-abiding citizen. Mr Abbas’ sentencing, the government argued, was reduced because he cooperated with detectives on our criminal cases under investigation and prosecution in American courts.
He has also been reported to have had a good behavior while in prison and has been on his best behavior in making sure that he re-evaluates himself as a person and maximizes his second chance. He went ahead to earn some certifications for himself in different fields while in the prison and his prison records show he enrolled in several skill acquisition programmes while serving time.
His representing lawyers, led by criminal defence attorney Louis Shapiro, are trying to make sure that he gets a lighter sentence of three years with $2 million restitution for his “very good” behavioral since 2020.