Nana Abena Korkor Addo, a prominent advocate for mental health in Ghana, has come forward in support of Hajia 4 Reall, a well-known socialite. This comes after Hajia 4 Reall was extradited to the United States, where she faces accusations of participating in a romance scam worth $2 million.
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Hajia has been formally charged by the US Attorney’s Office with fraud and money laundering due to her involvement in a romance fraud scheme.
Hajia has faced strong criticism from Ghanaians due to her past interviews in which she asserted that she earned her wealth through hard work, only to later be revealed as a fraudster.
In a surprising show of support, Abena Korkor, who has herself served a prison sentence in the United States for drug smuggling, has attempted to console Hajia.
She reassured Hajia, stating that she shouldn’t be overly concerned since American prisons are adequately equipped and not excessively harsh places to spend time in.
Furthermore, Abena Korkor expressed her confidence that even after serving her prison term, Hajia would return to Ghana and continue to shine as a prominent figure in the country.
She Posted: you are a tough nut to crack. You may have made some mistakes but you rise above it. I always believe in reformation. US prisons are well equipped if you are there. Take the time to reflect on your life and come back a winner. Book deals, more music etc awaits you. May God be your strength.
We are all trying to survive and make best of opportunities presented. Sometimes we are exploited by predators in our lives. Never give up, I am a living testimony”.
Yesterday, Hajia 4 Reall was extradited from the United Kingdom to the United States on allegations of perpetrating a despicable romance scam, resulting in defrauding elderly and single American men and women of over $2 million.
According to the prosecution, Hajia 4 Reall’s fraudulent scheme specifically targeted vulnerable individuals who were elderly and living alone.
Prosecutors stated that Hajia 4 Reall, between the years 2013 and 2019, collaborated with a group of scammers from West Africa. These individuals assumed false identities and employed various communication channels such as emails, text messages, and social media platforms to deceive their victims into believing they were engaged in genuine relationships.