In the latest development of the Hushpuppi fraud case, a new video by the Dubai police detailing how the arrest of the Nigerian Dubai-based big boy was effected, has begun trending on social media.
It should be recalled 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.
The story of his arrest has since been serving rounds on social media with a lot of people elated that the flamboyant socialite has finally met his woe.
In a new video that’s currently trending on social media, released by the Dubai police, 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… Reactions from Nigerians as they unfold will be shared shortly.
Here’s the video,
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كشفت القيادة العامة لشرطة دبي عن تفاصيل عملية “صيد الثعالب 2” التي أسقطت فيها ريمون الرونوا عباس المُلقب بـ “هاشبوبي”، وأولاليكان جاكوب بونلي المُلقب بـ “وود بيري” و10 أفراد من عصابة أفريقية مختصة في غسيل الأموال والاحتيال الإلكتروني. وأكد معالي الفريق عبد الله خليفة المري القائد العام لشرطة دبي، أن عملية “صيد الثعالب 2” يعتبر إنجازاً جديداً يضاف إلى سجل إنجازات شرطة دبي في تعزيز الأمن والأمان والحفاظ على أموال الناس، وذلك بعد أن سبق وضربت شرطة دبي عصابة احتيال وغسيل أموال مشابهة في قضية “صيد الثعالب الأولى” في شهر فبراير الماضي. #هاشبوبي #HushPuppi . In an Operation dubbed #foxhunt2 , Dubai Police have arrested Hushpuppi, Olalekan Jacob Ponle aka “Woodberry”, along with ten members of an African gang, specialised in money laundry, and online fraud. HE Lieutenant General Abdullah Khalifa Al Marri, Commander-in-Chief of Dubai Police, said the operation is another achievement added to the proud record of Dubai police in ensuring the emirate’s security, safety, as well as preserving people’s money and property. Similar to operation ‘Fox Hunt 1’ that took down an African gang of nine online scammers last February, ‘Fox Hunt 2’ is another painful hit to cybercriminals who try to mess with the world’s security and safety,” he said.
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