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Kannywood actress Ummi Ibrahim recounts how she was duped of N450M by fraudster

Ibrahim says the fraudster blocked her from all his social media accounts after absconding with her money.

Kannywood actress Ummi Ibrahim [Instagram/UmmiZeeZee]

The movie star made this known during a chat with Voice of America (Hausa Service) while reacting to a suicidal post she shared via her Instagram page.

"The reason for my post was because one Igbo man from the Niger Delta, with whom I started crude oil business, said there’s a certain amount of money I had to give for us to start the business, and that I will make half payment and then give the remaining later," she said.

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"I didn’t know the man is a fraudster. He defrauded me of huge amount of money and ran away. I sent him N450 million in dollars and he left with it. I called his number severally but it is switched off. When I checked his social media accounts, I found out that he had blocked me in all of them."

"I now live in Lagos. It was here that I met him and this is not the first time I had done business with him. What surprised me was that he came with some Europeans to prove to me that the business was real and a serious one. So, I never believed he will cheat me."

It would be recalled that on Sunday, April 4, 2021, Ibrahim posted what many described as a suicidal note on her Instagram page.

"This days I live a MISERABLE life to the extend that I want to commit SUICIDE, but please non of anybody should ask me why? All I need from you people is a PRAYER!😥," she wrote.

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