Former Sandrarose.com Morning Wood Ray Hushpuppi is busted. The billionaire real estate mogul was arrested in Dubai and extradited to the United States on charges of fraud and money laundering.
He was submitted as Morning Wood by a loyal reader who referred to him as her "dream man."
The popular Nigerian businessman, real name Ray Igbalodely, has over 2 million followers on Instagram.com where he shows off his flashy cars and high end clothing, bags and shoes.
Igbalodely was taken into custody by at his luxury condominium Pallazo Versace along with his entire team.
The arrest came after a joint sting operation by the FBI, the U.S. Secret Service, and Interpol.
Igbalodely is charged with fraudulently obtaining $35 million in wired funds from the U.S. government under the pretense of testing Nigerians for the Covid-19 virus.
Igbalodely's fleet of luxury vehicles were seized in addition to is extensive watch and jewelry collection and cash.
Igbalodely's associates Sean the Escaper, Tony Roma, "HP", and a 4th man were also arrested. They all lived together at the Pallazo Versace in Dubai, according to published reports.
More arrests are expected.
Ethan Couch, the "affluenza" teen who killed 4 people while driving drunk in 2013, is on his way back to the U.S. to face the music.
Couch, 18, dropped his extradition appeal on Monday, Mexican officials confirmed. Couch reportedly complained about the Mexican prison conditions following his arrest in Puerta Vallarta last month.
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The mother of Ethan Couch, the 'affluenza' teen who killed four people while drunk driving, bonded out of a Texas jail on Tuesday. Tonya Couch walked out of the Tarrant County jail Tuesday morning after after a judge reduced her bail from $1 million to just $75,000.
Texas State District Judge Wayne Salvant said Couch's charge -- hindering the apprehension of a fugitive -- wasn't serious enough to warrant such a high bail.
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Police in Naples, Florida found six people dead in a home, including 5 young children, after responding to a missing person's report on Saturday (9/19).
Mesac Damas, 33, the husband of the deceased woman and the father of the 5 children, is being sought for questioning. According to online reports, Damas boarded a flight early Friday morning bound for Haiti.
The suspect's father Jean Damas Sr., called police to say Damas telephoned his brother in Haiti where he has other family members. Capt. Chris Roberts of the Naples police dept. said local authorities are working with Haitian officials to extradite Damas from Haiti, but any extradition would take time.
A family member told the media the children's throats were slit. The bodies of Guerline Damas, her 3 boys and 2 girls were found around 6:30 p.m. Saturday in an apartment in a gated community in the 800 block of Hampton Circle in North Naples.
School officials left an automated message on the couple's voicemail after it was discovered that the three boys were absent from school on Friday.
A family member filed a missing person's report Friday after Guerline Damas failed to show up to work at Publix.
On Friday morning, store employees reached her husband on his cell phone. Mesac told them his wife was sick and on the way to the hospital.
Police believe Damas was at Miami International airport when he took that call. By 10 a.m. that morning, Damas was on a flight to Haiti.
Last week, Damas updated his Facebook account with the words, "Good people do not go to heaven, only sinners do! Thank you God I am going to heaven."
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