It sadly appears to have grow to be the order of the day, for some individuals to impersonate Nigerian entertainers, with the hope of scamming others.
Nollywood actor Frederick Leonard has revealed why he believes victims of web rip-off are as responsible because the imposters themselves.
The actor who claimed to have been receiving messages from fraud victims about how imposters posing as him rip-off his followers of their hard-earned cash has lastly spoken up.
Fed up with the fixed draggings and complaints, Freddie, who’s presently on trip, lashed out on the victims. He opined that an individual that will get scammed by technique of impersonation should have indulged the scammer within the first place.
Sharing screenshots of his chats with a feminine fan, he famous how the woman was virtually good till she selected to be evasive and needed to play reverse psychology on him.
He warned his followers and followers to keep away from coming to his dm and mail as soon as they acquired scammed, and report back to the required authorities as a substitute. He captioned the DM:
“I’m on Holidays so I’ve the time to take care of some nonsense. I’ve all the time mentioned that the victims of web rip-off by way of impersonation are as responsible because the imposters.
She was virtually good, however then selected to be evasive and needed to play reverse psychology, not figuring out that I’m on my interval immediately. Everybody that acquired scammed indulged the imposter! For those who get scammed (Clearly since you indulged) Do nit come to my mail or dm. Report back to the native police/authority in your nation, not me. I’m not the FBI. I’m a filmmaker”.
As talked about earlier, Freddie Leonard isn’t the one one to have discovered himself in such a scenario. Actor Bolanle Ninalowo, Singer Peter Okoye, often called Mr P of the favored duo, Psquare, actress Bimbo Ademoye, to say a couple of have all lately cried out within the house of days, over id theft and warned their followers to be very cautious in order to not grow to be victims.
Actor Bolanle Ninalowo needed to subject a disclaimer over an alleged fraudster impersonating him and utilizing his photos to blackmail a woman together with her bare photos.
Singer Peter Okoye in his personal submit, lashed out angrily at a sufferer of a poser who referred to as him out. Okoye questioned if fraudsters use charms whereas finishing up their actions as he can’t appear to grasp how they’ll persuade victims to pay for giveaways.
In actress Bimbo Ademoye’s case, she notified the general public of the assorted acts of impersonation towards her on Tik Tok and WhatsApp. In an announcement she launched, Bimbo who shared screenshots of the accounts and numbers, posing to be her denied being concerned with the model.