Nigerian big boy in Dubai Hushpuppi was reportedly arrested by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, FBI, and the International Police, Interpol, alongside his friend, Woodberry.
According to reports, Hushpuppi and Mr Woodbery’s arrest was as a result of months of investigation by the FBI following a fraudulent deal that involved Hushpuppi and his crew.
Rumors flying across social media have it that Hushpuppi and his crew collected the sum of $35 million for Coronavirus (COVID-19) ventilator.
Hushpuppi’s arrest was confirmed after close friends and some business faithful could not reach him because his phone was off.
In a video going viral on social media, the Instagram celebrity was allegedly arrested alongside his accomplices and packed in a police vehicles
The video was captioned:
“See as they pack them!!! They chop COVID-19 ventilator money $35 million dollars!!! Jesus is not sleeping. FBI had to get involved!!! COVID-19 has cause wahala!”.
Shey na True say FBI arrest HUSHPUPPI ???? pic.twitter.com/DzLykLNjxe
— AOS (@Alh_os) June 9, 2020
Earlier this year, Hushpuppi acquired a 126Million Naira Rolls Royce Cullinan 2020, which reportedly costs about N200million. He got people talking on social media recently when he revealed that he spent a whopping N6million to change the rims of one of his luxurious vehicles.
It would be recalled that in 2019, a similar raid by the FBI was made on another Nigerian billionaire Mompha who was also arrested for money laundering.