Dubai police, has Thursday handed over a suspected internet scamster and an Instagram influencer, Raymond Abbas, aka Hushpuppi, to the Federal Bureau of Investigation, FBI, in the US.
Recently, the Dubai Police has arrested the two wanted fraudsters, “Hushpuppi” and “Woodberry” along with ten African cybercriminals in a special operation dubbed “Fox Hunt 2”.
The operation took down the suspects for committing crimes outside the UAE, including money-laundering, cyber fraud, hacking, criminal impersonating, scamming individuals, banking fraud and identity theft.
Hushpuppi was accused of scamming people via internet was arrested three days by the police.
The suspects were caught in a series of synchronised raids by six SWAT teams from the Police who foiled the gang’s bid to deceive many people from around the world and steal their money.
Appreciating Dubai police for the role it played in ensuring the arrest of Hushpuppi and his gang, Christopher Wray, FBI Director, opined: “I thank the exceptional efforts (of Dubai Police) in fighting organised cybercrimes and arresting Hushpuppi and Woodbery”.