By Taiwo Okanlawon
Nigerians on Twitter and other social media platforms are currently reacting to the unconfirmed arrest of Dubai-based flamboyant Nigerian, Ray Hushpuppi, a suspected ‘Yahoo Yahoo Big boy’ who claims to be a real estate developer.
Reports say Hushpuppi and his colleagues were arrested in Dubai by International Police (Interpol) and Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) over alleged fraud.
They were allegedly involved in fraud and money laundering of over $100million which was supposed to be given to Native Americans during the Coronavirus Pandemic.
P.M.News has contacted Interpol UAE for confirmation of the arrest. It is still awaiting a response.
The young socialite and Instagram big boy had late last year changed his Instagram profile from the famous ‘the Billionaire Gucci master’ to ‘real estate developer’, following the arrest of fellow Instagram and Dubai based big boy, Mompha, by officials of the Economic and Financial Crime Commission.
However, Nigerians have started reacting to the news with some Nigerians saying Hushpuppi’s arrest will not come as a surprise with the way he was spending money lavishly and showing off, with source of income questionable.
Here are some of the reactions;
I'm happy that Hushpuppi has been caught.
Alot of young people wanted his levels OF questionable wealth, at least now they know there are consequences
Did you think his money was legit?
If you do, I have one cream to sell to you that enlarges your pinis with one single rub
— Aproko Doctor (@aproko_doctor) June 10, 2020
I only hope Interpol will catch up with Mompha the same way they already did with Hushpuppi, this is the kind of energy we need.
I've always told my friends, nothing illegal ever lasts, it might seem legit at first but it always ends up bad if you resist the urge to stop.
— Bayo (@mr_adebayo5) June 10, 2020
So Interpol arrested Hushpuppi in Dubai for fraud but MTN is still giving us 6GB that lasts for just 2 days. EFCC weldone!
— HOe TEMPERED (@Nappyblaze) June 10, 2020
So I'm hearing Hushpuppi and some of his friends have been picked up by Interpol in Dubai.
Na to call Mompha for advice be the next step. pic.twitter.com/GVMmsltr9K
— I R U N N I A ™ (@Irunnia_) June 9, 2020