The line between success and scam can sometimes become thin within the social media influencer community.
However, one Instagram influencer, known for his extravagant posts featuring Rolls Royces, private jets, and designer clothing, has allegedly leaped over that line and is now facing money laundering conspiracy charges in the United States, according to a report from CNN.
Ramon Olorunwa Abbas, a Nigerian national known as @hushpuppi on IG, appeared in federal court on Friday in connection with millions he allegedly scammed through international cyber schemes. Abbas was reportedly arrested last month in the United Arab Emirates, before being transferred to the US to face his day in court.
If convicted in the U.S., Abbas could face up to 20 years in federal prison.
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