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Dubai Police extradites Hushpuppi, Woodberry to Unitted state

Dubai Police extradites Hushpuppi, Woodberry to United States 
 -The FBI has extended appreciation to the UAE for the arrest of alleged internet fraudsters Hushpuppi and Woodberry

 - Director of FBI, Christopher Wray, particularly commended the efforts of the police in bringing the individuals to book

 - Hushpuppi and Woodberry have also been extradited to the United States

 The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) director, Christopher Wray, has extended his appreciation to the government of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), represented by the Dubai Police General HQ, for the concerted efforts in arresting alleged Nigerian internet fraudsters, Raymond Igbalode aka Hushpuppi and Olalekan Jacob Ponle known as Woodberry. The Dubai Police, via a statement shared on their official Facebook page on Thursday, July 2, disclosed that the FBI director also thanked the security agency for their cooperation in ensuring the extradition of the two individuals who allegedly committed multiple cyber-crimes and money-laundering to the United States.  Hushpuppi has been extradited. 
 Instagram/@hushpuppi Source: Instagram See the full statement below:


Dubai Police extradites Hushpuppi, Woodberry to United States

 Hushpuppi, Woodberry and some crew members were nabbed in an operation tagged Fox Hunt 2 by security operatives in Dubai. The Dubai Police released a video that captured the operation that led to the arrest of the alleged fraudsters in their hotel room. In the video which has gone viral in the online community, armed policemen were seen approaching Hushpuppi’s hotel room and busting in unannounced. Everyone present in the room at the time were handcuffed by the police officers and whisked away. Director of Dubai CID, Brigadier Jamal Salem Al Jallaf, disclosed that incriminating documents and other materials were found in the possession of the men. 
 According to Al Jallaf, more than $40.9 million in cash was retrieved from Hushpuppi and his crew. In addition to that, 
*13 luxury cars with an estimated value of $46.8 million, 
*47 smartphones, 15 flash drives, 
*21 laptops and five hard disks containing over 100k files related to fraud 
* as well as addresses of 1,926,400 victims were found. 


 
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FBI thanks Dubai Police for arresting and extraditing "Hushpuppi” and "Woodberry"

The Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), Christopher Wray has praised the exceptional efforts exerted by the United Arab Emirate, represented by the Dubai Police General HQ, in combating transnational organised cybercrime including the recent arrest of Raymond Igbalode Abbas, known as "Hushpuppi" and Olalekan Jacob Ponle aka "Woodberry" who were taken down in operation "Fox Hunt 2”.

Mr Wray also extended his appreciations to Dubai Police for their cooperation in extraditing the wanted criminals, who committed money-laundering and multiple cybercrimes, to the United States.


Fox Hunt 2

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.

The suspects were caught in a series of synchronised raids by six SWAT teams from Dubai Police who foiled the gang's bid to deceive many people from around the world and steal their money.

The director of Dubai CID, Brigadier Jamal Salem Al Jallaf said the raid resulted in confiscating incriminating documents of a planned fraud on a global scale worth AED 1.6 billion ($ 435 million).

"The team also seized more than AED 150 million ($40.9 million) in cash, 13 luxury cars with an estimated value of AED 25 million ($6.8 million) obtained from fraud crimes, and confiscated 21 computer devices, 47 smartphones, 15 memory sticks, five hard disks containing 119,580 fraud files as well as addresses of 1,926,400 victims", he said.

After conducting further investigations and analysing confiscated electronic devices, Dubai Police investigators uncovered sensitive information mined by the suspects on individuals and companies overseas including bank accounts and fake credit cards as well as documents and files condemning the gangs' illegal activities.

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