NEWS: Hushpuppi’s Lawyer, Gal Pissetzky Says He Hasn’t Been Released Yet
Hushpuppi’s Lawyer Gal Pissetzky Says He Hasn’t Been Released: Amidst the news floating around that Hushpuppi has been released, his lawyer, Gal Pissetzky has debunked that rumour.
He released a statement saying that Hushpuppi was on his way to California and even if the jail record said “Released”, it didn’t mean the suspect was out of the woods yet. He further noted that he was still Hushpuppi’s 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”
Hushpuppi is facing trial for alleged Internet fraud. He was initially taken to a Chicago court, where he was denied bail, before the case was transferred to California.
The matter is being handled by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, which took over the case from the Dubai Police. 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).