Funke Akindele raises alarm over online fraudster posing as her
Funke Akindele has warned her followers against an online fraudster using her picture to scam people.
The 43-year-old Nollywood actress shared a post from the scammer’s page on Instagram on Thursday.
She said her fans should beware as she is not a party to whatever they do.
The fraudster operates a loan business.
“SCAM ALERT!!! FALSE!!! I’m not a party to this!! Pls beware. Also note that I’m not giving out gifts neither am I doing any give away whatsoever.
“We are also NOT enrolling students into any school of drama of Theatre Group so beware of impostors out there. Thanks,” she wrote.
Funke had disowned some fake Instagram accounts promising giveaways in her name in June 2020.
“My attention has been brought to these fake accounts on social media using my name for Giveaways @funkeakindelelife funkeakindelejeniifa.tv funkeakindeleonline I am in no way connected to these accounts. Please help report these pages and beware of fraudsters. Thank you,” she wrote.
The Jenifa star issued a similar warning in July 2016.