Following the arrest of social media celebrity and alleged fraudster, HushPuppi, The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) took to twitter to disclose that the Dubai based big boy is Nigeria’s most wanted hacker. According to EFCC, they are already engaging with the FBI in tracing victims of his fraudulent transactions and other fraudsters having direct involvement with him.
Their tweet reads;
“Ray Hushpuppi Has A Case To Answer With EFCC. The Commission is engaging with the FBI in tracing victims of his fraudulent transactions and other fraudsters having direct involvement with him. Local cyber criminals with money laundering networks with him, are also being investigated.
“Hushpuppi was arrested on Wednesday, June 10, 2020 in United Arab Emirates in connection with $35million ventilator scam….and thereby committed an offence contrary to Section 15(2)(d) of the Money Laundering (Prohibition) Act 2011 (as amended by the Money Laundering (Prohibition) Amendment Act 2012 and punishable under Section 15(3)of the same Act.
Recall that few days ago, self acclaimed billionaire, HushPuppi was allegedly arrested for involving in fraudulent activities. According to reports, the Dubai based big boy was arrested after he was linked to a fraud on the unemployment insurance program if states in America.
According to UAE National, security officers who confirmed Hushpuppi’s arrest in the emirate, his real name is Raymond Abbas and he’s also wanted for fraud crimes in Europe, the United States.