Hushpuppi who is facing charges in the U.S for multiple cybercrimes that run into millions has reportedly tested positive for COVID-19 at a Chicago Prison, where he is being held for trial.
According to Nigerian investigative journalist, Dr Kemi Olunloyo, who first broke the news of Hushpuppi’s arrest in Dubai before official confirmation, a source from Los Angeles’ FBI, informed her about Hushpuppi’s COVID-19 status.
“A source @FBILosAngeles told me Ramoni Olorunwa Abass reportedly tested #Covid19 +ve asymptomatic. Remember that it CAN’T be announced on US soil due to the HIPAA law. He is locked up at MCC Chicago, a #COVID19 ravaged federal prisonMicrobeFace with medical mask #drkemiolunloyo” Dr Kemi tweeted.
In a related story, a report by premiumtimes.ng states that Hushpuppi has secured the services of Gal Pissetzky, a top criminal defence attorney in Chicago, as his lawyer for his trail that can land him a 20-year jail term if convicted.