Ray Hushpuppi Married Shawana Nakesia Chapman
It was recently reported that the embattled internet fraudster Ray Hushpuppi, whose real name is Ramon Olorunwa Abbas, married one Shawana Nakesia Chapman in October 2018. She is a citizen of St. Kitts and Nevis, a Caribbean Island in North America.
In a statement by Prime Minister Timothy Harris, he stated that Hushpuppi became a legal citizen of the country by marriage. He debunked claims that he obtained the citizenship by using the citizenship by investment option.
Instagram influencer Ramon Abbas aka Hushpuppi has been married to a woman named Shawana Nakesia Chapman since 2018. The couple married in 2018, making her a citizen of Kitts and Nevis.
The convicted internet fraudster was arrested in Dubai in June 2020. He was extradited to the United States in July, where he will be tried on charges of money laundering, hacking and other crimes.
Until his arrest, Hushpuppi portrayed an extravagant life on his Instagram account. He showcased designer clothes, exotic cars and lavish homes.
He also shared pictures of his children on social media.
However, the FBI alleges that he laundered hundreds of millions of dollars from fraudulent business email compromise and school financing scams.
The FBI have revealed that they will use Hushpuppi’s Instagram account to charge him in a long list of crimes. They claim he used his account to lure victims with fake glitz and glamour.
Ray Hushpuppi’s Personal Life
Ramon Olorunwa Abbas, also known as Ray Hushpuppi is a Nigerian social media influencer who became famous for his extravagant lifestyle and wealth. Although, the source of his wealth has not been disclosed, most people believe it came from investments in property and other lucrative businesses.
However, a few months ago, Hushpuppi was arrested by the Dubai police and accused of money laundering. He was arrested alongside 11 others in six simultaneous raids.
He was found with more than 150 million dirhams (about $40 million), 13 luxury cars worth Dh 25 million ($7M), 21 laptops, 47 smartphones, 15 memory storage devices, 5 external hard drives and 800,000 emails of potential victims along with suitcases full of cash.
According to sources, Hushpuppi is a real estate developer and he makes his money from designer brands who get him to promote their products on social media. He has a fleet of cars and expensive designer clothes, shoes, and bags.
Ray Hushpuppi’s Marriage
According to reports, alleged internet fraudster, Ramon Olorunwa Abbas popularly known as Ray Hushpuppi got married in 2018 to a native of St. Kitts identified as Shawana Nakesia Chapman.
The 32-year-old wife of Mr Abbas was said to have been granted a St. Kitts passport in February 2020 by virtue of her marriage to the Nigerian-born internet fraudster.
He is currently facing charges in the United States of America (USA) for money laundering conspiracy. In his plea deal, he is expected to pay restitution to victims of his scams and frauds.
Until his arrest in June 2020, the Instagram influencer had been living the high life. His fleet of fast cars and designer clothes were a sight to behold for those who know him.
The alleged internet fraudster is currently in jail in the USA where he faces a 20 years sentence for his crimes. He is a prolific international scammer and has been arrested multiple times by intelligence agencies.
Ray Hushpuppi’s Children
Ray Hushpuppi is an internet tycoon who has become famous for his extravagant lifestyle. He is known for flaunting his wealth on social media, and his actions often attract comments from both friends and foes alike.
Although Hushpuppi is a Nigerian citizen, he currently lives in Dubai. He has a huge number of expensive cars, including Rolls Royce and Range Rover Sports. He is also an ambassador for Gucci, and he wears the brand’s products.
However, he has not revealed the exact source of his wealth. Instead, he claims to be a real estate developer on his Instagram bio.
He was arrested in June 2020 and is facing criminal charges in the United States for conspiracy to launder money gotten from email compromised frauds and other scams.
Hushpuppi has three children, two of whom live in London and the third lives in New York City. He also disclosed that he has had an on-and-off relationship with the mother of his last child for five years.
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