Nigerian journalist, Kemi Olunloyo has revealed that accused fraudsters, Hushpuppi, Woodberry and others are now on their way to America after they were earlier arrested by INTERPOL in Dubai.
According to Olunloyo, Hushpuppi was implicated by the secret service in a Nigerian Unemployment Insurance scam, Scattered Canary where he allegedly cracked into the system and filed 174+ fraudulent claims.
“#BREAKING UPDATE. @mrwoodbery and @hushpuppi implicated by the @secretservice in a Nigerian Unemployment Insurance scam named #ScatteredCanary.” she wrote on her Social Media page.
“For those who don’t know what this is, this is money the US government gives us monthly when we lose our jobs while we are looking for another.”
“Somehow the Nigerian ring cracked into the system and filed 174+ fraudulent claims. People’s #COVID19 stimulus payments gone. It is too elaborate.”
“Only thing I can say is everyday for the thieves, one day for the owner. It is a dark day in Nigeria. HushPuppi and Woodberry and others are on their way to America. I was also told that their properties have been sealed with warrants.”