Why Hushpuppi Was Arrested In Dubai By FBI? Hushpuppi and his colleagues were arrested in Dubai by International Police (Interpol) and Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) over alleged fraud.
Ray Hushpuppi’s arrest was captured on camera by an individual and posted on Instagram, after which the post went viral.
Raymond Igbalode which is Hushpuppi birth name has been quite popular as an Instagram celebrity, with the alias, Ray Hushpuppi, and much of his following is attributed to the exotic lifestyle and properties which he shows off on the social media.
While INTERPOL has said that Hushpuppi and his accomplices were allegedly involved in fraud and money laundering of over $100 million meant for unemployed Americans, EFCC’s tweet also links him to the $35million ventilator scam.
He recently posted a picture of a newly acquired 2020 Rolls Royce Cullinan, estimated to be worth about N280 million.
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May success and prosperity not be a “once upon a time” story in your life… 🙏. Thank you lord for the many blessings in my life 🙏🙏 continue to shame those waiting for me to be shamed 🙏🙏🙏 #RollsRoyce #RoyceRoyceCullinan #RR #AllMine #EeCarryStarLight #EeCarryShootingStars #EpainThem
17 Reasons Why Hushpuppi Was Arrested In Dubai By FBI
1. Dubai police describe Hushpuppi as “an international online scammer known as Ramon Olorunwa Abbas but who goes by Hushpuppi on social media platforms.” Hushpuppi was actually born Ramoni Igbalode.
2. To arrest Hushpuppi and his gang, six raids were carried out simultaneously as the suspects slept in their Dubai residences.
3. After months of painstaking investigation and hours of monitoring the gang’s social media accounts, a team of highly-trained Dubai police officers were able to confirm the gang’s whereabouts and fraudulent activities.
4. Hushpuppi was arrested on multiple fraud charges for crimes committed in different parts of the world.
5. Police seized items worth more than 150 million Dirhams from the gang after taking possession of 21 personal computers, 47 smartphones, 15 flash drives and 5 hard disks.
6. 1, 926, 400 victims were allegedly scammed by Hushpuppi and his gang.
7. 13 luxury cars worth 25 million Dirhams were bought by Hushpuppi and his gang with the money stolen from people who have been scammed, according to the police.
8. Dubai police say he often boasted about his wealth and expensive possessions on social media; claiming he was a successful businessman.
9. Dubai police tracked Hushpuppi’s every move and took note of all his social media activities.
10. Hushpuppi and his gang reportedly created fake pages for existing websites in order to redirect victims’ payments to their own accounts.
— Dubai Media Office (@DXBMediaOffice) June 25, 2020
11. Hushpuppi and his gang hacked corporate emails and sent fake messages to clients in order to redirect financial transfers and people’s bank details to their own accounts.
12. Hushpuppi and his gang committed fraud amounting to 1.6 billion dirham (N168bn).
13. Dubai launched a special operation code-named ‘Operation Fox Hunt 2’ to solve Hushpuppi’s case.
14. It took Dubai police less than four months to crack the case. In the end, 12 gang members of Hushpuppi’s were also arrested. Among them was Olalekan Ponle, aka Woodberry.
15. Dubai police describe Hushpuppi as “an international online scammer known as Ramon Olorunwa Abbas but who goes by Hushpuppi on social media platforms.” Hushpuppi was actually born Ramoni Igbalode.
16. To arrest Hushpuppi and his gang, six raids were carried out simultaneously as the suspects slept in their Dubai residences.
17. After months of painstaking investigation and hours of monitoring the gang’s social media accounts, a team of highly-trained Dubai police officers were able to confirm the gang’s whereabouts and fraudulent activities
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