So Far Hushpuppi Scammed Over 1.9 Millions People and Police Recover N16bn Cash, 13 Luxury Cars, 47 Smartphones
After few weeks of his rumoured arrest via FBI and the Interpol, the police in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, have seized Dh150m -N16bn – in cashand greater than a dozen luxurious vehicles from Nigerian Instagram celebrity, Raymond Abbas, aka, Hushpuppi.
In a video shared via the Police officers defined how they arrested ushpuppi and his gangs, who are accused of Internet scam.
According to the Police, Hushpuppi’s fundamentalscam was once to create web sites that appearedsame to frequent corporations and banks, it wasalleged.
A complete of 1,926,400 victims have been stated to have been focused by way of the syndicate in a scheme that spanned a number of months.
13 luxurious vehicles estimated to be really worthover 25 million dirhams — N2.6bn — have beenadditionally seized from the gang.
Police stated e-mail addresses of 800,000 conceivablevictims have been observed and that the gang ought to have scammed as a great deal as Dh1.6 billion from victims.
Officers dubbed the operation Fox Hunt two after busting an African cyber crime gang running a similar scam in February 2019, in which Dh32 million — $8.7m — was stolen from victims.
Hushpuppi posed as a actual property investor and businessman and boasts of extra than two million followers on Instagram.