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Just In: Hushpuppi And Woodberry Extradited To The US

The two Nigerians were arrested in the last month by a team of highly trained Dubai police officers over alleged fraudulent activities.

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Instagram sensation, Hushpuppi, whose real name is Raymond Igbalode Abbas and his friend Olalekan Jacon Ponle, better known as Woodberry have been extradited to the United States.

The two Nigerians were arrested in June by a team of highly trained Dubai police officers over alleged internet fraud activities, Naija News recalls.

Their extradition to the US was, however, today confirmed in a statement released on the verified Instagram page of the Dubai police headquarters [@dubaipolicehq].

On his part, the FBI’s Director, Christopher Wray, commended the United Arab Emirate security agency for the role played in arresting the suspects who were charged with multiple money-laundering and cybercrimes.

The statement reads; “The Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), Christopher Wray has praised the exceptional efforts exerted by the United Arab Emirate, represented bu the Dubai Police General HQ, in combating transnational organised cybercrime including the recent arrest of Raymond Igbalode Abbas, known as “Hushpuppi” and Olalekan Jacon 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.”

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تقدم سعادة كريستوفر ري مدير مكتب التحقيقات الفدرالية الأمريكية "FBI" بالشكر الجزيل إلى دولة الإمارات العربية المتحدة ممثلة في القيادة العامة لشرطة دبي، على جهودها الاستثنائية في مكافحة الجريمة الإلكترونية المُنظمة العابرة للحدود، والتي أثمرت عن إلقاء القبض على ريمون الرونوا عباس المُلقب بـ "هاشبوبي"، وأولاليكان جاكوب بونلي المُلقب بـ "وود بيري" في العملية النوعية "صيد الثعالب 2". #HushPuppi . @fbi The Director of the Federatal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), Christopher Wray has praised the exceptional efforts exerted by the United Arab Emirate, represented bu the Dubai Police General HQ, in combating transnational organised cybercrime including the rrecent arrest of Raymod Igbalode Abbas, known as "Hushpuppi" and Olalekan Jacon Ponle aka "Woodberry" who were taken down in opetation "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.

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Meanwhile, President Muhammadu Buhari has been accused by the co-convener of the BringBackOurGirls campaign group, Aisha Yesufu, of defrauding Nigerians of their millions, the same way Instagram celebrity, Raymond Abbas, popularly known as Hushpuppi defraud People.

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