IN SUMMARY: What to know about Hushpuppi, DCP Kyari's saga

... A Qatari businessperson planned to build a school in Qatar and sought a lender to invest $15m in the project.

#Hushpuppi #AbbaKyari

...Juma, a Kenyan based in Nairobi and Hushpuppi had collaborated with Chibuzo, based in Nigeria to defraud the unsuspecting businessperson.

...Juma told the businessperson of his interest in the project and offered to provide the loan.

Hushpuppi thereafter feigned to be a Malik who works with a US bank and offered to help coordinate the payment of the loan.

The pair then convinced the businessperson to send money to them under the guise of taxes and among others to fast-track the said loan.

Upon receiving the said money from the businessperson, Hushpuppi asked Chibuzo to design a decoy website to decieve him that he had secured the loan ad that he can transfer the funds.

#Hushpuppi #AbbaKyari
While the deal lasted, Chibuzo kicked against the amount he was being paid by Hushpuppi and planned to alert the businessperson of scam to gain his favour.

#Hushpuppi #AbbaKyari
But Hushpuppi got wind of Chibuzo's plan and reached out to DCP Kyari to help arrest and detain him, claiming he was trying to steal his job.

Hushpuppi then forwarded Chibuzo's phone numbers to Kyari after which he was traced and arrested and detained.

#Hushpuppi #AbbaKyari
The socialite had thereafter instructed Kyari to ensure Chibuzo is not released from detention and ensure is properly dealt with to which the top detective agreed.

#Hushpuppi #AbbaKyari
Hushpuppi then asked Kyari for an account number where he can sent money for his team that spearheaded Chibuzo's arrest. Shortly after, DCP Kyari provided a Zenith bank account, which does not belong to him, for the payment.

#Hushpuppi #AbbaKyari
After Chibuzo's arrest, his girlfriend reached out to Hushpuppi to solicit for funds to secure his release and he agreed to support with N100,000.

#Hushpuppi #AbbaKyari
But after their conversation, Hushpuppi reached to Kyari to discuss what transpired and again appealed to the officer not to release his rival on bail. Kyari also agreed to do his bidding.

#Hushpuppi #AbbaKyari
Not long after Chibuzo was detained, he took ill. DCP Kyari then sent his pictures to Hushpuppi and stressed need to allow his go for treatment.

#Hushpuppi #AbbaKyari
Hushpuppi initially hesitated, insisting that he should remain in detention. But both agreed to have him released for treatment on a particular date.

#Hushpuppi #AbbaKyari
According to the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), Kyari and Hushpuppi first met in 2018 when the socialite hosted the police officer in Dubai.

#Hushpuppi #AbbaKyari
While the deal was ongoing, the businessperson noticed that Juma was defrauding him. After this realisation, Hushpuppi decided to take advantage and reached out to their victim, still pretending to be Malik in the US bank.

#Hushpuppi #AbbaKyari
The Instagram celebrity had claimed that he could help the businessperson fix the issue but asked him to pay another $180k.

The businessperson, seemingly desperate, had agreed and made the payments in separate transactions of $100k and $80k respectively. Hushpuppi, however, kept the deal away from Juma.

Amid the development, the businessperson eventually realised that he was also being defrauded by #Hushpuppi.
Others indicted in the scam include Bolatito and Morayo. They allegedly provided US based bank accounts for the businessperson to transfer to before laundering the money to #Hushpuppi.
Hushpuppi used proceeds of the scam, which according to the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) report amount to $1.1 million, to acquire citizenship and passport of St. Kitts among others.



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