Update: Runtown Denies Fraud Allegation
Nigerian singer Runtown has reacted to the fraud allegation making the rounds about him.
The “Mad Over You” crooner says he has nothing to do with the American woman, Shawn Rene who made claims she was defrauded by him of 45 million naira ($124,000).
He made this known in a statement released by his management. According to them, the allegations levelled against the music star are all lies and they have contacted the necessary security agencies to arrest those involved in using the singer’s name to commit fraud.
Read the statement below:
“Our attention has been drawn to reports circulating on social media by a US-based woman named, Shawn Rene accusing our artist, Runtown of fraud. It’s all lies and an attempt to blackmail and tarnish our image. We have contacted the Nigerian security agencies including the DSS and EFCC who are all on the matter at the moment and preliminary investigations already reveals that its a group of impostors who may have duped ‘Sawhn Rene’ using Runtown’s name. Runtown has never and will never defraud anyone.”