Nigerian Instagram influencer arrested in Dubai over $400m fraud
Dubai’s police force say they have arrested Nigerian Instagram celebrity Raymond Igbalodely, known as Hushpuppi, on allegations of fraud amounting to $435m (£346m).
In an operation police called “Fox Hunt 2”, 12 other people were arrested in six simultaneous raids in Dubai.
Nearly two million people from different parts of the world were said to have fallen victims to the plot.
The social media star was based in Dubai and claimed he was successful businessman.
The local authorities published video on Twitter, documenting the four-month investigation that led to the arrests.