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Entertainmenthushpuppi: $15.3m Stolen By Woodberry From US Companies May Not Be by Luckydubby7(m): 4:09am On Jul 07, 2020
The Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) has said that $15.3million, which is part of the money Olalekan Jacob Ponle aka Woodberry stole, was stashed away in a Bitcoin (BTC) wallet.

Woodberry was arrested alongside Ramon Olorunwa Abbas aka Hushpuppi and 10 others in Dubai, UAE over cyber-fraud involving 1.9 million victims to the tune of N168 billion.

They have all been extradited to the US, where they will face charges of conspiracy to commit fraud.

In an affidavit, the FBI noted that Woodberry received the said amount between January and September 2019.

Woodberry allegedly staged business email compromise (BEC) schemes targeting accounts through computer intrusion techniques, to carry out unauthorized transfer of funds from victim companies.

It resulted in a Chicago-based company losing $2,300,000 while another firm was defrauded into transferring a total of $15,268,000, part of which was stashed away in BTC wallet.

“Preliminary blockchain analysis indicates that PONLE received at least 1,494.71506296 bitcoin related to these BEC schemes, valued at approximately $6,599,499.98,” the affidavit read.

“These schemes resulted in attempted and actual losses to victim companies in the tens of millions. PONLE directed money mules in the US to open bank accounts in the names of victim companies.

“Proceeds from BEC schemes, ranging from hundreds of thousands of dollars to millions of dollars, were then wired by unwitting employees to the bank accounts opened by PONLE’s mules.

“PONLE then instructed the mules to convert the proceeds to Bitcoin and to send the proceeds of the BEC schemes to a bitcoin wallet that he owned and operated.”

BTC transactions are recorded in the Bitcoin blockchain, but the identities of the individuals or entities are accounted for on the public ledger, making the platform partially anonymous in nature.

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Re: Entertainmenthushpuppi: $15.3m Stolen By Woodberry From US Companies May Not Be by Spice1: 5:27am On Jul 07, 2020
This story is just confusing like the wire and cables in this pix

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Re: Entertainmenthushpuppi: $15.3m Stolen By Woodberry From US Companies May Not Be by EngineerBode: 6:19am On Jul 07, 2020
Before their arrest, people said Woodberry owns the money that Hushpuppi spends. I think Hushpuppi was an aza man for woodberry
Re: Entertainmenthushpuppi: $15.3m Stolen By Woodberry From US Companies May Not Be by budosky(m): 6:27am On Jul 07, 2020
Hot pepper soup
Re: Entertainmenthushpuppi: $15.3m Stolen By Woodberry From US Companies May Not Be by tillaman(m): 6:58am On Jul 07, 2020
Damn, he will never release the Btc he will rather do the time and come back to enjoy his stash
The matter just long anyhow

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Re: Entertainmenthushpuppi: $15.3m Stolen By Woodberry From US Companies May Not Be by Hedonisco: 8:37am On Jul 07, 2020
tillaman:
Damn, he will never release the Btc he will rather do the time and come back to enjoy his stash
The matter just long anyhow

Imagine $6m in btc alone. This woodberry dude na something else.

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Re: Entertainmenthushpuppi: $15.3m Stolen By Woodberry From US Companies May Not Be by TOPCRUISE(m): 8:46am On Jul 07, 2020
Spice1:
This story is just confusing like the wire and cables in this pix
No wonder we call it WIRE-WIRE over here undecided
Re: Entertainmenthushpuppi: $15.3m Stolen By Woodberry From US Companies May Not Be by tillaman(m): 9:33am On Jul 07, 2020
Hedonisco:


Imagine $6m in btc alone. This woodberry dude na something else.
dude seem very smart, I believe that’s probably one of his stash he has other stashes because they must have prepared for a day like this and if they didn’t then Their foolishness is second to none

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