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Chicago’s Top Criminal Lawyer Pissetzky To Defend Hushpuppi

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HUSHPUPPI, WHO WAS EXTRADITED TO US FROM DUBAI LAST WEEK THURSDAY FACES TRIAL IN LOS ANGELES, WHERE HIS CASE HAS BEEN FILED BEFORE A US DISTRICT COURT IN CENTRAL DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA.

Chicago's Top Criminal Lawyer Pissetzky To Defend Hushpuppi

According to PM News, Ramon Olorunwa Abbas, a.k.a Hushpuppi has hired Gal Pissetzky, one of the best criminal defence lawyers in Chicago area to defend him.

Hushpuppi, who was extradited to US from Dubai last week Thursday faces trial in Los Angeles, where his case has been filed before a US District Court in Central District of California.

Chicago therefore appears like a temporary bus stop as he will be transferred soon.

Pissetsky told P.M. News he will handle Hushpuppi’s  defence all the way to Los Angeles.

In  a text message to P.M.News early Wednesday, he confirmed he is Abbas’s Defence attorney.

“I do represent Mr Abbas”, Pissetzky said. “Most likely I’ll be following the case to LA too”.

Hushpuppi appeared to have hired the right attorney.

Mr. Pissetzky is described on the website of his law firm, Pissetzky & Berliner, LLC as a well-respected member of the legal community, who has represented many clients in high-profile cases, and is frequently quoted in the press.

“He regularly appears on TV as the legal consultant/advisor regarding high profile criminal cases”.

Mr. Pissetzky has handled multi-issue complex trials and appeals.

“His practice focuses on defending clients of complex federal and state crimes, such as financial crimes, wire fraud, mail fraud, political corruption, medicare fraud, conspiracy, large-scale drug crimes, murder, attempted murder and other violent crimes, gun offences, sex offences, as well as any criminal forfeiture proceedings that occur as a result of the criminal charges”,
 the web site said.

Mr. Pissetzky began his career as a defence attorney in 2002 after spending four years with the Cook County State Attorney’s Office.

He obtained his J.D. from the John Marshall Law School. He is a member of the Illinois Bar Association, the American Bar Association and the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers.

Mr. Pissetzky has earned a reputation for his fierce and zealous advocacy. He was named a Super Lawyer Rising Star in 2011 and included in the list of Top 100 Trial Lawyers repeatedly.

Pissetzky client Ramon Hushpuppi was described by the U.S. Justice Department, along with FBI  as “one of the leaders of a transnational network that facilitates computer intrusions” in order “to steal hundreds of millions of dollars” from victims all over the world.

The U.S has declined to identify all those targeted by the alleged conspiracy.

The list reportedly includes a New York-based law firm that was defrauded out of almost US$1 million last October, a “foreign financial institution” that suffered a loss of $14.7 million following a cyber-heist in February 2019, and an English Premier League football club targeted as part of a scheme to steal almost $125 million.

In a separate case filed in U.S. District Court of Chicago, Hushpuppi’s friend, Olalekan Jacob Ponle, also known as “Mr. Woodbery” and “Mark Kain,” 29, originally of Lagos, Nigeria, is charged with conspiracy to commit wire fraud.

“A criminal complaint accuses Ponle of orchestrating “business email compromise” schemes to defraud several U.S.-based companies. The schemes resulted in attempted or actual losses to victim companies in the tens of millions of dollars, including a Chicago-based company that was defrauded into sending wire transfers totaling $15.2 million, the complaint states”.

Pissetzky said he is not the attorney for Woodberry.

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Olamide unveils new album title, “UY Scuti” and cover art, to drop June 14th

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Olamide unveiled his new album titled—UY Scuti—its artwork and date of release on his Instagram page without revealing any further details including the tracklist.

Olamide aims at continuing the impressive yearly run of project releasing he embarked on in 2011 with “Rapsodi” down to “Carpe Diem” (2020) with the only exception being the year 2019.

Olamide’s last album “Carpe Diem” still gets heavy rotation plays on DSPs, TV and Radio but him announcing the release of his to be eight studio album, UY Scuti does not come as surprise as fans are now accustomed to the yearly ritual of putting out a body of work

The term UY Scuti originates from the study of stars and this is duly represented on the album art work through the large star standing atop the bodly written “UY SCUTI”. UY Scuti is to be released on June 14, 2021.

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Burna Boy might be releasing another album this year

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A fan on Twitter by the handle – @khevo_ asked Burna Boy a question every fan is eager to find answer to, the question was as plain, simple and clear as it could be, it read, “Are we having an album this year? @burnaboy” to which Burna who has been off Twitter for a while surprisingly quoted the fan’s tweet with the reply.

Although, the tweet containing Burna Boy’s reply is now deleted, he did answer: “Same time as last year. No worry”, hinting at an August release for his sixth studio album, just as he did release Twice As Tall “same time” “last year” August.

Burna Boy replies fan on possible time for releasing his next album.

Burna Boy is projected to release another album in 2021 following 2020’s success story of his last studio album. Expectations are also high as fans expect him to release another grand masterpiece album which would contend for yet another Grammy awards.

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Real Estate, fashion and raising my kids distracted me from making music – AY.com

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AY.com rings a bell whenever the jam, Pass Me Your Love featuring Terry G comes on or is being talked about but after mesmerising the airwaves through heavy TV and radio rotation with the commercial hit released in 2008, AY.com vanished from our screen and for over 12 years, it seemed that way, either him remaining inactive musically or releasing music that gained little to no plays mainstream wise. However, AY.com is officially ready to make a comeback into the commercial mainstream music world and in his recent interview with Sidomex Entertainment on YouTube, he speaks on his absence, return and plans for 2021.

Speaking on his long hiatus from the music scene, AY.com cites venturing into other business interests including Real Estate and Fashion while also choosing to prioritize family over his music career by making his kids the main focus in his life, raising them up properly but now that they are all grown, he is back to doing what he loves and what makes his happy, i.e music.

Now signed to TNKay Music Worldwide, AY.com is making his grand comeback to the Nigerian mainstream space by releasing the re-fix to Pass Me Your Love (released over a decade ago) with Peruzzi.

In the Sidomex interview, AY.com also revealed he has a song with Praiz to which the music video has been shot, soon to hit our screen and streaming platforms soon.

On his public fallout with Pass Me Your Love original version collaborator, Terry G, AY.com cites false ego and pride as the major reason, saying Terry G was beginning to feel like “the bigger person” as if he were a god; acting like he was the force behind making the song very big as at then while infact it was both of them—AY.com and Terry G—who equally made the song blow up. Moving on, he (AY.com) says “music is spiritual” and if the “chemistry is not right”, he will not bother making music with anybody.

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