This was confirmed in a post shared on the official page of the Dubai Police. FBI’s Director, Christopher Wray thanked the Dubai Police for their cooperation in extraditing the Nigerian suspects who were accused of committing multiple money-laundering and cyber crimes
The alleged Dubai based Nigerian Fraudsters, Ramon igbalode Abbas better known as Hushpuppi and Olalekan Jacon Ponle fondly called Woodberry have been extradited to the United States of America.
The Dubai police confirmed this action in a shared post via their official social media platform as the FBI appreciates the Dubai Police for their cooperation in extraditing the suspected fraudsters, Hushpuppi and Woodberry to the united states.
This duo was accused of committing multiple money-laundering and cybercrimes. It will be recalled the arrest of the alleged fraudsters caused uproar across social media platforms. Recently, the Dubai Police has arrested the two wanted fraudsters, “Hushpuppi” and “Woodberry” along with ten African cybercriminals in a special operation dubbed “Fox Hunt 2”.
The operation took down the suspects for committing crimes outside the UAE, including money-laundering, cyber fraud, hacking, criminal impersonating, scamming individuals, banking fraud, and identity theft.
— Dubai Policeشرطة دبي (@DubaiPoliceHQ) July 2, 2020
FBI thanks Dubai Police for arresting and extraditing “Hushpuppi” and “Woodberry”
The Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), Christopher Wray has praised the exceptional efforts exerted by the United Arab Emirate, represented by the Dubai Police General HQ, in combating transnational organized cybercrime including the recent arrest of Raymond Igbalode Abbas, known as “Hushpuppi” and Olalekan Jacob Ponle aka “Woodberry” who was 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