The police in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, have seized Dh150m — N16bn — in money and greater than a dozen luxurious vehicles from Nigerian Instagram superstar, Raymond Abbas often called Hushpuppi.
In a video shared by the police, officers defined how they arrested Hushpuppi and his gangs, who’re accused of Web rip-off.
Hushpuppi’s principal rip-off was to create web sites that regarded equivalent to well-known corporations and banks, it was alleged.
A complete of 1,926,400 victims had been stated to have been focused by the syndicate in a scheme that spanned a number of months.
13 luxurious vehicles estimated to be value over 25 million dirhams — N2.6bn — had been additionally seized from the gang.
Police stated electronic mail addresses of 800,000 potential victims had been found and that the gang might have scammed as a lot as Dh1.6 billion from victims.
Officers dubbed the operation Fox Hunt 2 after busting an African cyber crime gang operating the same rip-off in February 2019, through which Dh32 million — $8.7m — was stolen from victims.
Hushpuppi posed as an actual property investor and businessman and boasts of greater than two million followers on Instagram.
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