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Video: Hushpuppi and Gang Has Defrauded 1,926,400 Victims, Stolen Over N169 Billion – Dubai Police

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Shocking details have emerged on how Nigeria’s Instagram celebrity ‘big boy’, Raymond Olorunwa Abbas, famously known as Hushpuppi, allegedly carryout his internet fraud operations.

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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

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According to details of the operation released by the Dubai Police department through its twitter handle, @DubaiPoliceHQ, highly trained officers of the Arab state tracked his fraudulent activities by monitoring his social media postings where he regularly boast of his wealth.

“Little did he know that Dubai E-Police team where tracking his every move and taking note of all his social media activities,” the Police revealed.

According to the police report, Hushpuppi and his team where known for creating fake pages for existing websites in order to redirect victims’ payment to their own account.

“They specialize in hacking corporate emails and sending fake messages to clients in order to redirect money transfers and people’s bank details to their own account,” the police report reveals.

The Dubia police raid, tagged ‘Operation Fox hunt, reveals that Hushpuppi and his team were responsible for scams worth 1.6 billion Dirhams (N169 billion),

Items worth 150 million Dirhams (N15 billion) were recovered from him and his team, plus 21 laptops, 47smartphones, 15 storage memory devices and five hard discs containing data.

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