Hushpuppi: to be prosecuted for multiple fraud in US

By Taiwo Okanlawon

Nigerians have taken to social media to react to the news of Nigerian fraudster, Raymond Igbalode Abbas popularly known as Hushpuppi being extradited to the United States alongside his close associate, Olalekan Jacob Ponle also known as Woodberry over high-level fraud, money-laundering, and cyber-crimes.

They were arrested in Dubai, United Arab Emirates in June, along with ten African cybercriminals in a special operation dubbed “Fox Hunt 2”.

The official page of Dubai Police confirmed their extradition on its official page after the Federal Bureau of Investigation, FBI’s Director, Christopher Wray, thanked the Dubai Police for working towards extradition of the suspected cybercriminals.

FBI thanks Dubai Police for sending Hushpuppi, Woodberry to US

Nigerians have started reacting to the news of Hushpuppi and associates who were wanted for fraud in Europe, the US, and Nigeria.

See some comments below;

https://twitter.com/taiwoalabiho2/status/1278686217136209927

https://twitter.com/one_dosh/status/1278680113446563840?s=20

https://twitter.com/EzraelAni/status/1278682841837158400?s=20

https://twitter.com/e_liquor/status/1278694130353389568?s=20