- Rapper Eldee recently opened up on how he was scammed by Dr Akintoye Akindele and lost millions of naira in the process
- Eldee revealed he had to leave the country due to the fake investments as he explained how the schemes work
- The rapper's revelation about Akintoye and their dealings comes weeks after he was arrested for alleged fraud
Veteran rapper Eldee is in the news after he recounted his experience with some scammers in Nigeria.
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“What happened was that, Shayman introduced me to a gentleman called Tonye Akindele, who at a time had a capital advisory firm. What they do is to look for businesses to invest in. They have people who fund those portfolios," Eldee said.
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Eldee, who was the face of the brand, revealed that several times he had to help investors save face by making payments from his personal account.
However, after nine months, Eldee realised he was being scammed and had to pull the plug.
The rapper also shared how the scheme operates to prevent others from falling for similar scams.
Watch his video below:
Eldee's conversation with Teju Babyface comes days after Guardian reported Akintoye was arrested for alleged fraud.
Netizens react to Eldee's revelation
See some of the comments below:
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"And recently got married secretly…….na God save me from investing with this man’s company."
"Don’t envy a lifestyle you know nothing about on sm. I don miss eldee music o."
"@ darky chocolate your sugar papa turn husband ti cast. Instead of you to chop and run you go marry him. Get ready to sell your birkins."
"If I see how some guys dey spend money. I go dey question myself. Go sharaton and some big hotels in Abuja."
"Too many unexplained wealth built on blood and sweat of others. Too much lose moneys in naija."
Eldee makes jest of Man Utd fans
The first leg of the match, which took place at Camp Nou, ended in a 2-2 draw, and Eldee, a Man Utd supporter, was satisfied with the result as he made a video of him bantering their haters.
Eldee, however, spoke on how the referee almost cheated Man Utd as he anticipates the second leg of the match, which would take place at Old Trafford on Thursday, February 23.