Kannywood star actress, Ummi Zee Zee has recounted how she was defrauded by a man she called her business partner to the tune of N450 million in a phantom crude oil deal.
Zee Zee, who was reacting to questions over a disturbing post she made on her Facebook Page recently, recounted her ordeal in an interview with the Hausa service of the Voice of America.
She said: “The reason for my post was because one Igbo man from the Niger Delta, with whom I started crude oil business, said there’s a certain amount of money I had to give for us to start the business, and that I will make half payment and then give the remaining later.
“I didn’t know the man is a fraudster.
“He defrauded me of a huge amount of money and ran away. I sent him N450 million in dollars and he left with it. I called his number severally but it is switched off. When I checked his social media accounts, I found out that he had blocked me in all of them.
“I now live in Lagos. It was here that I met him and this is not the first time I had done business with him. What surprised me was that he came with some Europeans to prove to me that the business was real and a serious one. So, I never believed he will cheat me.”