Dubai Police release video of Hushpuppi’s arrest, say 1.9 million people defrauded
The video was released by Dubai police. It shows details of how the arrest of Nigerian Dubai-based big boy, Raymond Igbalodely, popularly known as Hushpuppi, was effected.
You would recall that earlier this month, it was reported that the Dubai Interpol and the FBI apprehended the Big Boy in his residence in the United Arab Emirates country.
In this new video that’s currently trending on social media, it confirms the arrest of the socialite following an extensive operation named “Fox Hunt 2”, which revealed a hidden online fraud network that was committing crimes outside the UAE, including money-laundering, cyber fraud, hacking, criminal impersonation, banking fraud and identity theft.
In the video, it’s revealed that the socialite was apprehended alongside twelve other syndicates. Following their arrest, it was revealed that they hack corporate emails and clone websites to redirect payments to their own accounts.
About 1.6bn Dhirams stolen was stolen by them, they had over 1.9m victims, over 25m Dhirams in cars, 150m worth in items. The successful raid resulted in the confiscation of incriminating documents pertaining to a well-planned international fraud, worth Dh1.6 billion(N168 billion).
The video instigates the Dubai Police’s commitment to fighting crime and corruption in the country.
The video has since gone viral on the internet with Nigerians having a lot to say about the situation.