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HASWhen he went to Haiti, the well-known YouTuber “YourFellowArab”, whose actual identify is Addison Pierre Maalouf, was taken hostage on Thursday March 14, by one of many fearsome gangs that function on the island of Caribbean. The ransom demanded by the 400 Mawozo gang for the discharge of the well-known American YouTuber, adopted by round 1.5 million followers, is 600,000 {dollars} (round 560,000 euros).

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Operation orchestrated by the 400 Mawozo gang

The American YouTuber went to Haiti to supply a report on probably the most highly effective gangs in Port-au-Prince. According to Le Figaro, he needed to interview Jimmy Chérizier, alias, “Barbecue”, the chief of probably the most formidable gang. On his social networks, he presents himself as a “traveler and actor”. He is understood for his settings in harmful nations the place he rubs shoulders with members of drug cartels and different gangs in his movies.

It was barely 24 hours after his arrival that Addison Pierre Maalouf was taken hostage by the 400 Mawozo gang, in response to data from Haiti 24. This motion was orchestrated underneath the orders of the formidable gang chief Lanmo 100 jou, who’s listed as one of many FBI's most needed individuals, as reported by Daily Mail.

Despite the fee of 40,000 {dollars}, the abductors demanded a a lot larger sum. The YouTuber's household implores the gang to let him return to the United States, as reported by Haiti 24.