The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has said Instagram celebrity, Ramoni Igbalode better known as Hushpuppi is being investigated by the agency over alleged cybercrimes.
Nigeria’s anti-crime body stated this in a tweet on its official handle on Thursday where it explained that the agency has “grisly details of his money laundering transactions.”
“Nigerian most-wanted hacker, Ramoni Igbalode, alias Ray hushpuppy, recently arrested by the International Police(Interpol) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation(FBI), has considerable cases of cybercrimes being investigated by the EFCC,” the commission said.
“The Commission is familiar with grisly details of his money laundering transactions, involving many high-profile cybercriminals facing trial in Nigeria.”
The EFCC said it is working with the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) in tracing victims of Hushpuppi’s alleged fraudulent transactions.
“Local cybercriminals with money laundering networks with him, are also being investigated,” the agency explained.