Nigerian TikTok star nabbed for Internet fraud
Popular Nigerian TikTok musicianCrown Uzama, aka ShalliPopi, and his manager, Ajayi Abdul Hafeez, were arrested yesterday for alleged Internet-related fraud.
The social media influencer and his manager were collared alongside 29 other suspects, by operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).
In a statement, the EFCC said: “They were arrested following actionable intelligence about a proposed show by suspected Internet fraudsters at Barnawa, Kaduna.
“The suspects were arrested in sting operations at Disney Park Lounge, Epitome and Tomoso Hotels, all in the Barnawa axis of Kaduna.Items recovered include mobile phones, laptop computers and two vehicles. The suspects will be arraigned in court at the conclusion of the investigation.”
Shallipopi rose to fame on TikTok after releasing his song Elon Musk and has been growing in popularity on other social media platforms.