An international cybercrime fraudster, Ramon Olorunwa Abbas who goes by Hushpuppi on social media platforms, was apprehended by Dubai Police for defrauding 1,926,400 people from various parts of the world. He was arrested on June 10, 2020 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
Recall that we reported about his arrest on 20th June including the likes of Invictus Obi and 6 others.
According to the Dubai operation dubbed “Fox Hunt 2”, twelve other gang members where arrested along side Hushpuppi. The Dubai e-police team have been on the case for almost 4 months, tracking his every moves online.
A news man reported on the fox hunt 2 operation:
“Six raids where carried out simultaneously while the suspects were sleeping in their Dubai residences”.
Months and hours of investigating and monitoring the gang’s social media accounts finally paid off as “a team of highly trained officers were able to confirm their whereabouts”.
“Hushpuupi boasted about his wealth of social media claiming he was a successful businessman, little did he know Dubai police were tracking his account and taking note of all his social media activities.”
“Before their arrest, Abbas and his gang were responsible for scams worth 1Billion and 600 Million Dirhams. In the operation, Police officers were also able to seize item worth 150 Million Dirhams after they claimed 21 computers 47 smartphones and 15 storage devices and 4 harddisks containing 11950 files.”
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