Commissioner of the International Criminal Police Organisation(INTERPOL) in Nigeria, Garba Umar has confirmed the arrest of Hushpuppi in Dubai. They disclosed that they are currently working on bringing him to Nigeria to face charges of fraud. 



They also revealed that he is not the only one that has been linked to the fraud allegation and that his accomplices here in Nigeria are already facing trial.

Hushpuppi and his accomplices in Nigeria, Dubai, and other countries have allegedly engaged in fraud which involves using people's private social security numbers to file unemployment claims on their behalf. It was said that the fraud ran into over$100 million.



Hushpuppi is known for flaunting wealth on his social media page especially Instagram where he  has up to 2.2 million followers where he claimed to be a real estate agent. 

The Nigerian Journalist, Kemi Omololu –Olunloyo explained that the Insurance program which she called ScatterdCanary is the money the US government gives to Nigerians who might have lost their job. 


She said the duo must have hacked the system as they filed over 174 fraudulent claims. She said both of them are on their way to America and their properties have been sealed with a warrant.

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