50 Cent Announces Plans To Release TV Series On Hushpuppi

Popular rapper, movie, and TV shows producer, Curtis James Jackson III professionally known as 50 Cent has announced plans to make a tv series off the story of convicted internet scammer, Ramon Abbas – Hushpuppi.

Jackson who is well known for producing hit tv series such as Power, Power Book II, and Power Book III: Raising Kanan, amongst others, made the announcement on his Instagram page on Wednesday night, writing: “For my scammers I gotta do this one, Hushpuppy series coming soon ! GLG🚦GreenLightGang i don’t miss 🎯#bransoncognac #lecheminduroi #gunitfilmandtv

Africa Today News, New York recalls that Hushpuppi was recently handed an 11 years and three months’ jail term which will see him remain locked up for nine more years having spent two years behind bars already.

He was apprehended over his roles in defrauding over 1.9 million people, majority of whom were Americans.

He also pleaded guilty to the charges filed against him.

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Meanwhile, Nigerians who follow 50 Cent have expressed mixed feelings over the development.

Musician and relationship counselor, Atewologun Laolu-Ogunniyi, also known as Skukipeeshaun wrote: “Sigh… I’m having mixed feelings! Nollywood how did we let this slip past us? Damn!”

Nollywood actress, Uche Jombo also pleaded with 50 Cent to give a Nigerian actor the opportunity to play the character.

Hushpuppi targeted both American and international victims to become one of the most prolific money launderers in the world, the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) said.

The FBI, which investigated the case as part of Operation Top Dog, also said Hushpuppi “financially ruined scores of victims and provided assistance to the North Korean regime”.

The investigation found that Abbas conspired with Ghaleb Alaumary, 37, of Mississauga, Ontario, Canada, a convicted money launderer, to launder funds derived from various crimes, including bank cyber-heists, business email compromise (BEC) schemes and other online frauds.

Africa Today News, New York

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