The Dubai police department has given reasons for arresting popular Nigerian Instagram celebrity, Raymond Abbas, popularly known as Hushpuppi.
Recall that Hushpuppi was nabbed in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, UAE on June 10.
Hushpuppi’s apprehenson became a success with the cooperation between INTERPOL and the Federal Bureau of Investigation over alleged fraud.
According to a report published by Dubai Newspaper, the Nigerian Instagram fashion influencer was arrested for multiple frauds.
Hushpuppi was nabbed alongside 12 others for online fraud targeting companies and individuals.
The suspect is currently being questioned by prosecutors at the Bur Dubai section.
The prosecutors have charged Hushpuppi for “obtaining money from others through fraudulent means.”
A Senior prosecutors said the suspects sent out letters from ’email addresses almost identical to those of legitimate companies, targeting customers of these companies, with the purpose of diverting payments to themselves.”