A well known Facebook influencer, known as Ovaioza has been apprehended by the police for allegedly defrauding Nigerians on Facebook to the tune of N3 billion.
According to reports, Ovaioza got arrested in the Lugbe area of Abuja amid plans to flee the country. A source on Twitter with the handle @Gwenshuga, revealed that the embattled lady had bought houses in the United States with proceeds from her investment scam venture.
It’s also reported that she got married to a man who got her pregnant immediately she became famous.
THE VERIFIED YAHOO GIRL ON FACEBOOK
Ovaioza is a verified Facebook influencer with over 140 000 followers and has scammed her followers to the tune of 3 billion Naira. She bought multiple houses including one in USA. She was on her way to relocate when she was arrested.
— DR.PENKING™ ???? (@drpenking) April 19, 2022
While the story develops, a Twitter user @Justsociety4all, who appears to be familiar with the lady, noted that she was just a poor Nigerian in 2021, but suddenly became a billionaire in 2022.
@JustSociety4all wrote, “From Paris to Kuje prison. It’s Ova meeeen. Begging 5k on social media in 2021 to become billionaire in 2022. The car here is not less than 22million. How this lady defrauded people should be studied in school.”
@Gwenshuga wrote: “So this lady name Ovioza or whatever scammed Facebook people to the tune of 3billion naira.
“She bought houses in USA, married one fine bobo who got her pregnant, she was planning to escape today when Police nabbed her in Lugbe Abuja. Case will be moved to CID.
“She runs a storage business as a front. People were asked to invest to get returns.
“This is when she was taken to her house to get documents.”
Chat receipts showing her mode of operation have also begun serving rounds online.