Raymond Igbalode, popularly known as Hushpuppi, a Nigerian based in Dubai and a suspected yahoo boy was arrested three days ago by the International Police(INTERPOL) over alleged fraud.
Hushpuppi who is regarded as an instagram celebrity due to his flamboyant lifestyle on social media was arrested for his alleged involvement in ventilator fraud and money laundering of over $100million which was supposed to be given to Native Americans as a result of the Coronavirus Pandemic.
Currently INTERPOL has confirmed the arrest and their plan to extradite him back to Nigeria where he is to face the charges against him.
Believed to be born of Nigerian parents, of a taxi-driver dad and bread-seller mom, Hushpuppi claims to be a real estate developer.
Reports from The Nation qoutes the Commissioner of Police (CP) INTERPOL, Garba Umar on the incident
“It is true that Hushpuppi was arrested by the INTERPOL. We are currently working on bringing him to Nigeria to face charges of fraud.
“Some of the offences were committed here in Nigeria and he has to answer for them. He is not alone in it; there are accomplices in the country who we are currently on their trail,” he said.