Dubai based Nigerian socialite , Raymond Abbas aka Hushpuppi ,Olalekan Jacob Ponle aka Woodbery ,and ten others , have been arrested by Dubai police on allegations of fraud .
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Gulf News reports that the Dubai police on Thursday, confirmed their arrest following an extensive operation dubbed “Fox Hunt 2”, which revealed a hidden online fraud network that was committing crimes outside the UAE, including money-laundering, cyber fraud, hacking, criminal impersonation, banking fraud and identity theft. .
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It’s also reported that the successful raid resulted in confiscation of incriminating documents pertaining to a well-planned international fraud, worth Dh1.6 billion(N168 billion)..
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According to Lt General Abdullah Khalifa Al Merri, Commander-In-Chief of Dubai Police, in a reaction , said the success of the operation was another feather on the cap of Dubai police, stating that the culprits would face the full weight of the law.
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