Dubai Police show how, Hushpuppi was arrested by 'Fox Hunt 2' (Watch Video)

Dubai police on Thursday has release a video of how the popular Instagram celebrity Ramoni Igbalode "Hushpuppi" was arrested over his alleged internet money laundering.

Naija442 gathered through a statement released by Dubai Police, which revealed the detail of how they arrest Hushpuppi who was suspect as Nigerian cyber hacker.

In a tweet, Hushpuppi and Olalekan Jacob Ponle aka "Woodberry" with other ten African cybercriminals for one special operation.

The operation tagged "Fox Hunt 2", take down the suspects for crimes that they commit outside the UAE,

However, the crimes include money-laundering, cyber fraud, hacking, criminal impersonating, scamming individuals, banking fraud and identity theft.

Lt. General Abdullah Khalifa Al Marri, the Commander-in-chief of Dubai Police, disclosed that the arrest of 'Hushpuppi', 'Woodberry' and the other ten gang members is another achievement to the record of Dubai police.

Operation 'Fox Hunt 2' is another  painful hit to cybercriminals who try to mess the world's security and safety," he says.

'Fox Hunt 2' revealed how Hushpuppi was arrested?

Moreover, Brigadier Jamal Salem Al Jallaf, the Director of Criminal Investigation Department (CID) for Dubai Police, disclosed that they receive security intel about one African gang that involved in money laundering and internet frauds, that's when they form investigation team to track them down.

So immediately they confirmed all the information, the team start their work to track the gangs including "Hushpuppi", who always show his wealth on social media platform, and faked people as a businessman to fraud his victims from all over the world. Al Jallaf says.

The anti-cybercrime task force track the gang members, and they detect their criminal activities as they create fake accounts on social media website with fake nicknames, and different tools they use to hack corporate emails to deceive clients to transfer money from their bank account to their bank account.

The suspects also target victims for abroad, by creating a fake websites for well-known companies and even banks that they can use to get their personal credit card information for them to have access to their account.

The Director of Dubai CID also added that the operatives, captured the fraudster with a document of one planned fraud that is worth $435 million.

Below are the seize properties:-

  • More that $40.9 million in cash.
  • 13 expensive cars that worth $6.8 million 
  • 21 computer device
  • 47 smartphones
  • 15 memory drive
  • Five hard disk that contain 119,580 fraud files
  • Address of 1,926,400 victims.

However, after conducting series of investigation, Dubai Police investigators discover some sensitive informate from the computer of the suspects, on the individuals and abroad companies with bank accounts and fake credit cards which has implicate the activities of the gang.

Ramoni Igbalode is not the first Nigerian to be arrested for internet fraudster. recently one Nigerian entrepreneur, 32-year-old named Obinwanne Okeke, has plead guilty to charges of $11 million internet fruad at United States.

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