His arrest stands seemingly endless debate as to whether it’s indeed true …Finally, Dubai Authorities confirms it.
Dubai’s lead news portal, Thenational.ae confirmed his arrest after cross-checking from authorities.
Their article about Hushpuppi reads;
A famous Nigerian Instagram celebrity has been arrested in Dubai on multiple fraud charges.
Raymond Abbas, better known as Hushpuppi, was arrested by Dubai Police on June 10.
The 38-year-old was referred to the Dubai public prosecution and is currently being questioned by prosecutors at the Bur Dubai section.
The prosecutors have charged him for “obtaining money from others through fraudulent means.”
Security officers in the emirate arrested Mr Abbas and 12 others for online fraud that targets companies and individuals.