Scammer Pretends to Be Rihanna, Sends Man Message About Needing Money to Fix Laptop Before Album Release

Scammer Pretends to Be Rihanna, Sends Man Message About Needing Money to Fix Laptop Before Album Release

  • A local man has people in stitches after sharing a hilarious DM from an internet scammer
  • The fraudster posed as Rihanna and suggested that the popstar needed help with some extra cash to get the next album out
  • Naturally, many were left laughing and headed to the comments section to react

A local man has the internet laughing after sharing screenshots from one super hilarious scammer on social media.

It seems the fraudster had been catfishing as Rihanna and, hoping to make a little extra cash, had inboxed a 'fan' for some much-needed financial assistance.

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A local man has Mzansi laughing after sharing screenshots of DM's sent by a 'Rihanna' scammer. Images: Getty, @mizar
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Computer had virus

Heading online, social media user @mizar shared the entertaining message he received.

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"I thought it was a scam till she said 'Oh nah nah'," he captioned the post tongue-in-cheek.

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The texts suggest Rihanna's computer had been ransacked by a virus and that the musician needed a little extra money to make sure her album got released.

Naturally, social media users were left laughing by the dumb trickster and his poorly thought-out scam. Many people humorously remarked that it must be Rihanna because of her signature "Oh na na" singing.

Check out some of the comments below:

@__greyyyy sarcastically wrote:

"It’s her. I chat with her on a daily. She likes saying that, oh na na."

@PVigilancebluz said:

"HAHA I will pretend like I didn't see this."

@LekhooaLuksie said:

"Lmfaaaaaaao uslima wena."

@kevinbeyd_ said:

"Bathong Riri."

@Thlolo15March said:

"Ke scam."

The story of a Nigerian prince

Meanwhile, Legit.ng earlier reported that a 21-year-old young lady, Esther, living in the UK fell in love with a Nigerian man, Theo, after they had been constantly talking for a year.

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She, however, suspected that he may be a catfish when Theo said that he did not want to rush their relationship because he is a Nigerian prince.

Esther wanted to solve her suspicion so she went on a popular show called MTV’s Catfish UK after her friend, Anita, contacted the show on her behalf that she has been having suspicion about Theo.

Though they had always talked since they met on Instagram, the young man had never at any moment agreed to FaceTime with her.

Source: Legit.ng

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