The US based legal representative of suspected Internet fraudster, Ramon Abass, also known as Hushpuppi, Gal Pissetzky said his client has not been released yet but on his way to California, United States of America, for trial.
Pissetzky, a Chicago lawyer, also noted that he was still his lawyer.
“He has not been released and I am still his lawyer. He is on his way to California. Not everything you see on court documents is accurate.
“Just because the jail record says ‘released’ does not mean he has been released. He is being transferred to California,” Pissetzky told PUNCH on the phone.
Hushpuppi is facing trial for alleged Internet fraud.
The Dubai Police alleged that the 37-year-old and his gang defrauded 1,926,400 people from different parts of the world and stole about 1.6bn Dirham (N168bn).
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