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Nigerians React As Interpol And FBI ‘Arrest’ Hushpuppi For ‘Fraud’




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A storm of reactions by Nigerians has greeted reports suggesting that Hushpuppi, a Dubai based Nigerian big boy has been reportedly arrested for an alleged $35 million by Interpol and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI).

Naija News understands that a short video clip published on the micro-blogging site, Twitter, had its caption suggesting that Hushpuppi was arrested alongside his close friend and alleged accomplice, Woodberry from their palatial home in Dubai, the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

According to reports, Hushpuppi and Mr Woodbery’s arrest was as a result of months of investigation by the FBI following a fraudulent deal that involved Hushpuppi and his crew. The caption of the video, says Hushpuppi and his crew collected the sum of $35 million for Coronavirus (COVID-19) ventilator.

The video was captioned: “See as they pack them!!! They chop COVID-19 ventilator money $35 million dollars!!! Jesus is not sleeping. FBI had to get involved!!! COVID-19 has cause wahala!”

Naija News understands that the reports quoted insiders to have confirmed that Hushpuppi and Mr Woodbery were arrested today, 02:00 pm Dubai time. Insiders say that Hushpuppi’s phone has been switched off since the time the arrest was made.

Moments after the news broke, Nigerians took to social media to air their opinions on the alleged arrest.

Naija News captured some of the reactions below…