HUSHPUPPI ARRESTED BY EFCC

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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) said that one of Nigeria’s most-wanted hacker, Ramoni Igbalode, popularly known as Ray Hushpuppi, has considerable cases of cyber crimes against him.

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Mr Dele Oyewale, EFCC Spokesperson, said in a statement on Thursday that Igbalode, who was recently arrested by the International Police (Interpol) and Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), has a case to answer.

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Oyewale added that the Commission was familiar with grisly details of his money laundering transactions involving many high-profile cybercriminals facing trial in Nigeria.

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“The Commission is engaging with the FBI in tracing victims of his fraudulent transactions and other fraudsters having direct involvement with him.

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“Local cybercriminals with money laundering networks with him are also being investigated,” he said.

Hushpuppi was arrested on June 10 in the United Arab Emirates in connection with a $35million ventilator scam.

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