The recent video released by the Dubai police disclosing details of the arrest of Raymond Abass aka Hushpuppi has stirred reactions from Nigerian celebrities.
Hushpuppi and his gang allegedly defrauded over 1.9 million victims, through fake emails and diverting payments to their account.
This is the first video of Hushpuppi and Mr Woodbery since their arrest.— Instablog9ja (@instablog9ja) June 25, 2020
Authorities believe that they’re part of a ring that has executed a series of scams worth $435.6 millionpic.twitter.com/MpkxtrtsGf
Dubai Police in the video earlier released said the suspects were part of a ring that had executed several scams totaling up to $435.6 million
Some celebrities commenting on Hushpuppi’s arrest expressed shock at the huge amount of money involved.
Rudeboy commenting on the video via his Instagram page described the allegations against Hushpuppi as “scary.”
In Pidgin English, he wrote: “Abeg una hear de amount of money? oh oh oh social media go kee this generation.”
Other celebrities including Toolz of Beat Fm, Uche Jombo, and MI Abaga also had something to say about his arrest.
Toolz wrote: “But two million victims wow!! Imagine someone had saved a nice sum for their retirement and its all gone in a blink of an eye. Could push someone to suicide. Dubai used Hushpuppi for promo video.”
But 2 million victims wow!! Imagine someone had saved a nice sum for their retirement…and its all gone in a blink of an eye. Could damn near push someone to suicide.— Toolz O.D (@ToolzO) June 25, 2020
Because we’re talking about HP now doesn’t negate the guilt of a lot of our politicians. https://t.co/iJqzthCMpx— Toolz O.D (@ToolzO) June 25, 2020
Nollywood Actress, Uche Jombo on her Twitter page wrote: “I just watched the Hushpuppi’s arrest video.
“It’s all fun and game. Millions of families and lives ruined, billions stolen.”
It’s all fun and game….— Uche Jombo Rodriguez (@uchejombo) June 25, 2020
Millions of families and lives ruined
Billions stolen ….l just watched the
Hushpuppi arrest video
Rapper M.I Abaga was surprised the numer of victims Hushpappi had supposedly duped.
1.9 million victims.. wow— Yung denzL (@MI_Abaga) June 25, 2020
Funny thing is most Nigerians don’t look it from that angle all u will hear them say is that he should have lived a low key life all these won’t happen. Nobody want to see the heartless thief that he his.— Ik (@IkSlimatic) June 25, 2020