Dubai Police has extradited “Hushpuppi”, to the United States

Arrested on June 10, 2020 in Dubai through a special operation code-named ‘Fox Hunt 2’, Hushpuppi
and his gang have been slapped with multiple fraud charges for crimes committed
in different parts of the world.
According to a Facebook post from Dubai Police, “the
Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), Christopher Wray, has praised the
exceptional efforts exerted by the United Arab Emirate, represented by the
Dubai Police General HQ, in combating transnational organised cybercrime
including the recent arrest of Raymond Igbalode Abbas, known as
“Hushpuppi” and Olalekan
Jacob Ponle aka “Woodberry”
 who were taken down in
operation ‘Fox Hunt 2.’
“Wray also extended his appreciation to Dubai Police for
their cooperation in extraditing the wanted criminals, who committed
money-laundering and multiple cybercrimes, to the United States.
“Recently, the Dubai Police has arrested the two wanted
fraudsters, “Hushpuppi” and “Woodberry” along with ten
African cybercriminals in a special operation dubbed “Fox Hunt 2.
“The operation took down the suspects for committing crimes
outside the UAE, including money-laundering, cyber fraud, hacking, criminal
impersonating, scamming individuals, banking fraud and identity theft.”
Hushpuppi and his gang allegedly committed
fraud to the tune of 1.6 billion dirham (N168bn).
Hushpuppi is also wanted back home in Nigeria by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission

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