Arrested for impersonating Wizkid and collecting over 13 million Naira from Unsuspecting Foreigners
Wizkid impersonator have being caught after defrauding unsuspecting victims of over 13Million Naira.
The 19 year old girl, Ifeoma Nelly have been decieving clients looking for the services of wizkid for a long time. She is said to be a student from Delta State university, Studying industrial chemistry.
Ifeoma was arrested when she came to Lagos to collect part payment of $25,000 from an Australian at a hotel in lagos. She was told that they need the services of Wizkid in Australia.
According to reports Nelly had been recieving payments via electronic means but decided to appear personally to collect the part payment of $25,000 from the Australian. She came to the agreed location with two of her colleagues not knowing the police had been stationed strategically around the hotel to oick her up.
Mr Sunday Are, Wizkid manager had this to say,”the lady alleged that she had been posing as Wizkid on Facebook and had gotten away with defrauding people for three years. When asked if she had other members assisting her, Nelly insisted that she was the only one running the show”.
He explaind further,”“She has collected money from different people. If you don’t have evidence against her, she would deny it. But if you show her evidence, she would tell you the truth. There was the case of the $53,000, which we had to refund to the owner. She confirmed that she was the one who collected it. There was another payment of $12,500 from Germany. The Germany people sent details of how they paid the money to her. She couldn’t deny it.”.
The manager concluded, “We had been having problems with different clients because of this. We keep refunding all the money. It was an issue. When it became serious, we had to refund the money to victims. Some people will just go, write in papers that Wikzid disappointed them. They would say Wizkid and his manager collected money and didn’t come to perform.”