In a hand-written note which has surfaced online, Hushpuppi who flaunted exotic cars and mage mansions online claimed to have earned merely $300,000 from fraudulent activities.
The letter of repentance was addressed to the previous judge, Otis Wright, before his scheduled sentencing on Monday.
He commended the FBI for doing an excellent job of protecting society from crooks like himself.
Abbas mentioned his humble beginning started ok the streets where he made money by selling footwear and clothing out of the trunk of his car.
Hushpuppi However stated that contrary to popular opinion, he only earned up to $300,000 from frauding and pleaded for a sentence reduction of up to 65%.
The fraudster, who was extradited from Dubai and has been detained in a U.S. prison since June 2020, is awaiting his ultimate sentencing.
Hushpuppi, who is 39 years old, will be sentenced on Wednesday, September 21, the United States Attorney’s office for Central District of California, Los Angeles has said.
Read the full letter below.