Convicted Nigerian fraudster, Obinwanne Okeke, popularly known as Invictus Obi, has said it is insulting to compare him with embattled Nigerian fraudster, Ramon Abass a.k.a Hushpuppi.

Invictus Obi

Invictus, who is currently serving a 10-year jail term in the United States for fraud, made this statement during a recent interview with renowned crime journalist, David Pright.

According to him, he feels insulted when people compare him with Hushpuppi, who is also facing a similar charge in the US, because they have different values.

Invictus Obi

He said, “It’s insulting. Me and Hushpuppi are not on the same level. Hushpuppi could never achieve what I achieved.

He cannot run a business and we are not similar in any way. He was out to please the crowd, I was out to change lives, create jobs and conquer the business world. I have done so much for my community back home with my charity foundation, which lives has he helped? Nobody.”

When asked if he dislikes the convicted Instagram big boy, he responded,

“No I have never met him, but I just find the continued comparison very annoying. Our impact on the world is very different. I have made a much more positive contribution to society than he has.”

Speaking on how he delved into fraud, he said,

“I was doing a little here and there but the level changed through this one particular friend I used to look up to. I visited him one day and he was living very comfortably with 3 new cars and a huge house at a young age.

When at his house I noticed him on a website that was selling crypto and bank logins. From there I got introduced to other money making schemes that got me where I am today.”

On his regrets, Invictus said,

“If I was a little more patient, I could have achieved everything I achieved in business by not rushing to get startup capital the way I did, however hopefully I can be a lesson to the younger generation that may be tempted to take the quick route in life.

Pick your role models wisely, look up to great leaders and people of good character that look after their communities and families. Believe and you will achieve. Also remember life is a marathon not a sprint.”

Credit: Yahoo News/David Pright

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