Police Nab Abuja-Based Filmmaker for Allegedly Impersonating Regina Daniels, Defrauding Unsuspecting Victims

Police Nab Abuja-Based Filmmaker for Allegedly Impersonating Regina Daniels, Defrauding Unsuspecting Victims

  • Filmmaker, Richard Sylvanus, has been nabbed by police officers over alleged impersonation of actress Regina Daniels
  • The individual was accused of opening fake YouTube, Gmail accounts and obtaining money from unsuspecting victims under false pretence
  • Sylvanus was arrested after the movie star’s lawyer brought the matter to the attention of police officers in Abuja

An Abuja-based filmmaker identified as Richard Sylvanus has met with his waterloo after landing in the police net over a case of alleged impersonation.

Independent reports that the filmmaker allegedly impersonated Nollywood actress, Regina Daniels, by operating fake YouTube and Gmail accounts with her name.

Police nab Abuja-based filmmaker for allegedly impersonating Regina Daniels
Filmmaker arrested for allegedly impersonating Regina Daniels. Photo: @regina.daniels
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Slyvanus was also alleged to have obtained money from unsuspecting victims up to the tune of N1 million while impersonating Daniels.

The same media reports that the filmmaker was arrested by officers of the law in Abuja after Daniels’ lawyer brought the matter forward.

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Confirming Slyvannus’ arrest, spokesperson of the FCT Police Command, DSP Josephine Adeh, was quoted to have said:

“Sylvanus is in our custody. The police swung into action after getting a tip-off. He defrauded unsuspecting members of the public with an email, reginadanielsblasterjnr@gmail.com, and a YouTube account he opened to impersonate Regina Daniels.

Adeh explained that there is no connection between Daniels and the accounts used to perpetrate the fraudulent acts.

Regina Daniels calls out Jaruma Empire for illegally using her name

Meanwhile, Legit.ng reported that Regina Daniels shut down any claims that she is using kayamata products sold by Jaruma Empire on her billionaire hubby, Ned Nwoko.

The screen diva made a lengthy post on her Instagram page to address the situation and declared that she was paid to make random posts for the products by the intimate products seller.

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The billionaire wife also said Jaruma was using her name to sell her products even after their deal expired.

In a post shared on her Instagram page, she wrote:

"I was simply creating awareness for her brand. Along the line, we became friends. She constantly uses every opportunity to create contents to profit off my person and my brand even after our payment deal expired."

Source: Legit.ng

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