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Nigerian Social-Media Celebrity Helped North Korean Hackers, U.S. Says

A Nigerian social-media celebrity helped North Korean hackers launder money stolen from a Maltese bank, U.S. officials said. Ramon Olorunwa Abbas — widely known as “Hushpuppi” — played a supporting role in cyber-scams perpetrated by three computer programmers accused of extorting more than $1.3 billion of cash and cryptocurrency, the Justice Department said on Feb. 17.

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Author: Doug Isenberg

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