Veteran Nollywood actress, Empress Njamah, has cried out on social media over being blackmailed by a “scammer” who came into her life disguised as a lover.
A few days ago, news broke on the internet that the 42-year-old Nollywood actress was engaged after a video of her wearing an engagement ring was shared on her verified Instagram page with the caption, “Finally off the market.”
Congratulatory messages were received from the actress from fans, colleagues, and well-wishers; However, it was later disclosed that her account was hacked and the video was put together by the hacker to mislead the public.
Eventually, Empress Njamah broke her silence on the alleged engagement and what had happened in her life over the past few months following the death of her best friend Ada Ameh, debunking the claim that she is engaged and explaining that the engagement video was filmed under duress.
She shared how the supposed fiancé came into her life when she was vulnerable and pretended to love her, which she fell in love with, but unbeknownst to her, he had an ulterior motive.
She said that shortly after they started dating, he moved into her house in Abuja and that was when the problems started.
She claimed he gained access to her accounts, took over her house, beat her, and made intimate videos of her that he has been using to blackmail her.
Recounting her heartbreaking ordeal at the hands of man, she wrote:
“I would like to bring to the notice of the general public that my account @empressnjamah has been hacked and is susceptible to scam, please refrain from contacting or dealing with this IG account as i have no access to it at this moment. The previous posts about being engaged is FALSE! Kindly disregard, the post was made by the unscrupulous element from Liberia whose aim is to taint my image . In the guise of being My fiancé.
“That video was made under Duress. The scammer gained access to the IG account as well as my phone, contacts,Email, Bank account and has my car, international passport and other valuables. I’m being blackmailed, to pay $450,000 Claiming he loaned me the money… Please beware of such dubious individuals who present themselves as genuine with good intent but underneath are “The Devil” whose aim is solely to ruin, dupe and inflict harm on anyone they come in contact with.
He also referenced that he is involved with a couple of celebrities, either for business dealings or personal relationships. However, I have made some investigations to confirm this claim as well as background checks on the information he provided prior dealings, and all were false. Please be conscious about who you deal with, either for business purposes or for relationships. Some People are out to dupe you. Sadly, I am a victim.
I have contacted the Appropriate security Agencies to assist in tracking and identifying this person as well as provided information where necessary to assist in apprehending him because my life is at risk.
Please be safe out there. NB: Please reach me via my business page @realhouseofempress (This is the only avenue to reach me) and I’M NOT ENGAGED, fortunately I’m still alive after series of beatings & torture”.
Watch the video Empress Njamah shared below,