Popular Nigerian gospel artiste Tope Alabi has cried out after she discovered that fraudsters have been using her name to extort people for money.
The energetic gospel artiste made her grievances known in an interview.
She revealed that she had found out about the fraudsters’ intentions after people called her that they have sent money to her account.
According to the musician, the fraudsters had created a fake social media account to carry out their nefarious activities. She explained that a cloned profile was created on Instagram to dupe people.
Tope Alabi further expressed that the ordeal has caused her and a lot of people pain. She added that whenever she needs money she calls on God.
She said: “The pain that these fraudsters have caused me by using my name to extort money from people is too much. People have been paying money into an account they provided, thinking that I am the one they are relating with. This is so disheartening because even if I need money, I run to God.” The gospel artiste further added that she doesn’ t suspect anybody for committing the crime. She also revealed that the account was immediately closed down when she found out.