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How Hushpuppi And His Gang Were Arrested By Dubai Police

How Hushpuppi And His Gang Were Arrested By Dubai Police

How Hushpuppi And His Gangs Were Arrested By Dubai Police

 

Nigerian fraudster Ramon Olorunwa Abass and individuals from his gang were captured while sleeping at their Dubai residences, the information is contained in a video shared on Twitter by Dubai Police.

 

 

Abbas, famously known as Hushpuppi was captured earlier in June alongside Olalekan Jacob Ponle, otherwise called Woodberry and 10 others.

 

How Hushpuppi And His Gang Were Arrested By Dubai Police

 

The 12 suspects were captured in six simultaneous raids which was carried out by the e-police unit of the Dubai Police.

 

 

The gang was responsible for Dh1.6 billion (about N169 billion) fraud which involves over 1.9 million victims. Things worth N15.845 billion (Dh 150 million) were additionally seized.

 

 

13 luxury cars worth N2.640 billion (Dh 25 million), 21 PCs, 47 smartphones, 15 memory storage gadgets, 5 external hard drives and 800,000 emails of potential victims were additionally recorvered from the group.

 

 

Their capture in an activity codenamed Fox Hunt 2 came after around four months of meticulous investigation concerning their acts., during which their social media activities were checked by the exceptionally trained police unit.

How Hushpuppi And His Gang Were Arrested By Dubai Police

How Hushpuppi And His Gangs Were Arrested By Dubai Police

 

The video posted by the Dubai Media Office said their police had the options to follow the areas of the suspected fraudsters utilizing their social media activities.

 

 

The Dubai Police said the Hushpuppi and his gang had some expertise in hacking corporate emails and afterward send fictitious messages to the customers of the companies whose email accounts they have hacked to divert financial transactions and bank details to their own accounts.

 

 

Media reports said the majority of the victims of Hushpuppi’s group’s criminal activities are United States resident and that the Federal Bureau of Investigation is keen on extraditing members of the gang to the US.

 

 

In May, the United States Secret Service said in an update that fraudsters were focusing on American states.

 

 

Their activities, the Secret Service stated, was traced to Nigeria.

How Hushpuppi And His Gangs Were Arrested By Dubai Police

 

A California-based cybersecurity firm Agari said on Tuesday, May 19, that “some if not all” of the individuals who committed the fraud are part of a Nigerian fraud group Scattered Canary.

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