Actor IK Ogbonna reacts over arrest of impersonator who defrauded victim $70k
IK Ogbonna, a popular Nollywood actor, has issued a Public Service Announcement regarding the arrest of his impersonator.
The fraudster, who used IK Ogbonna’s identity to defraud an American woman out of $70,000, was apprehended and charged in court.
IK Ogbonna revealed on his Instagram page that the suspect was arrested after a thorough investigation and is currently facing trial at the Igbosere Magistrate court in Lagos state.
He also warned people not to fall for such scams because he would never ask for money on social media.
The movie star posted photos of the suspect and wrote:
“This is to inform the general public once again to be wary of all those who are using my name and image on social media to defraud unsuspecting innocent women in love relationship scam.
One of such is the recent case of one Kelvin Enofe, a 23 years old boy who duped an American woman of over 70 thousand US dollars, but as God would have it, some private investigators came to the rescue of the lady by revealing the true identity of Kelvin Enofe. Consequent upon the said investigation, the Nigerian police went for Kelvin Enofe’s arrest, investigated the matter, and he is currently standing trial at the Igbosere Magistrate Court in Lagos Nigeria.
I do this today again to let the general public know that there are a lot more of other persons c laiming to be IK Ogbonna on the Internet. I will never ask for monetary favour from anyone on the Internet and if you see such on social media, please report such person or persons to me on my verified social media handle.”