- Kevin Hart's personal shopper has been accused of swindling the superstar out of millions
- Hart's employee Dylan Syer appeared in a New York City court on Wednesday
- Syer faces a grand larceny charge and nine other counts after allegedly stealing Kevin's millions
Kevin Hart's personal shopper has allegedly defrauded him of nearly $1.2 million (over N442 million) in a space of two years.
Dylan Syer appeared in a New York City court on Wednesday, February 10, where he was informed of the charges against him. He faces charges of grand larceny and nine other counts, according to media reports.
Syer allegedly used the US comedian's credit card information to launder money into his own account. The popular actor had employed Syer in 2015.
According to TMZ, Syer spent the money on expensive jewellery, art and handbags, among other things. Social media users have shared mixed reactions to this story. Check out some of their comments below:
"This is the funniest thing Kevin Hart has been involved in."
"When your head gets too big that you think you need a personal shopper what do you expect."
"I don't live in his world.... but shouldn't the limit that your personal shopper has access to be FAR less than that? I mean... you don't send them out to buy new cars and houses, do you?"
"If you have a personal shopper, you have enough money to afford losing a million or two to a personal shopper."
"Never, ever let someone else have that level of control over your money."
"You can’t trust other people with your money."
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