Nigerian singer, Runtown has denied allegations making the rounds that he defrauded a US-based woman identified as Shawn Rene.
The woman had in the viral video over the weekend accused the pop star and his brother of defrauding her.
Reacting to the allegation, Runtown through his management, ‘SoundGod Music Group’ in an official statement released on Monday described the claim as blackmail and lies.
He said the white woman was duped by a group of impostors using his name.
He, however, added that security agencies; the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (ECFC) and the DSS were conducting investigations into the matter.
The statement reads: “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.
‘Its all lies and 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.”