Ten days ago, news broke about the arrest of Ramon Igbalode Abbas, also known as Hushpuppi and Olalekan Jacob Ponle aka Woodberry along with ten African cybercriminals in a special operation by the Dubai police. The video of the arrest of Hushpuppi and his gang was released to the public and news media today.
Given the name “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. As observed in the video, Hushpuppi and his gang were unsuspecting of the raid which hit them by surprise. It was also reported that 1,926,400 people were scammed and $435 million was stolen from people. Hushpuppi news.Hush puppi dubai.
According to the tweet by the Dubai Media Office,
@DubaiPoliceHQ take down “Hushpuppi”, “Woodberry”, ten international cybercriminals in a special operation dubbed “Fox Hunt 2”
Lt. General Abdullah Khalifa Al Marri, the Commander-in-chief of Dubai Police, said the arrest of Hushpuppi, Woodberry and ten gang members involved in money laundry and cyber fraud activities as seen in the video, is another achievement added to the proud record of Dubai police in ensuring the emirate’s security and safety as well as preserving people’s money and property.
“Similar to operation ‘Fox Hunt 1’ that took down an African gang of nine online scammers last February, Op ‘Fox Hunt 2’ is another painful hit to cybercriminals who try to mess with the world’s security and safety,” he said. hush puppi dubai.
The lieutenant further reaffirmed the force’s commitment to foiling cyber fraud and online scams using the latest technology. “As criminals constantly change their criminal methods, Dubai Police work tirelessly to qualify elites of officers and employees specialised in facilitating the latest technologies to tackle emerging and transnational organised crime,” he said.
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