Connect with us


Dubai Police Extradites Hushpuppi To America For Fraud Trial



The police in Dubai has confirmed that popular Nigerian social media celebrity, Hushpuppi has been sent to the United States to face trial for his involvement in a string of internet scams perpetuated against American citizens.

The sensational internet millionaire braggart was arrested at his home in Dubai, United Arab Emirates through a joint force of the Dubai police and Interpol.

This was on the direct orders of American investigators who traced some sophisticated scams to the Nigerian and other members of his group.

READ ALSO: 5 School Dropouts Who Became Top Nigerian Celebrities

The post shared on several social media handles of the Dubai police said in part:

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”.