Hajia4Reall Jailed 1 Year 1 Day After Guilty Plea In $2M US Romance Scam

Hajia4Reall Jailed 1 Year 1 Day After Guilty Plea In $2M US Romance Scam

  • Hajia4Reall has finally been sentenced for her role in a $2M romance scam in the US
  • The singer and socialite was given a one-year and a-day jail term after she had earlier pleaded guilty to her charges
  • The jail term concludes the case, which started with the arrest of Hajia4Reall in the UK almost two years ago

Ghanaian socialite and singer Hajia4Reall has been handed a one-year and a-day jail term in the US over her involvement in a romance scam.

Hajia4Reall was given the jail term on Friday, June 28, 2024, after more than a year of proceedings.

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Hajia4Reall Jailed 1 Year 1 Day After Guilty Plea In $2M US Romance Scam Photo source: @hajia4Reall
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According to Inner City Press, the prosecution sought a 37-month sentence for the accused, but the judge chose to be lenient.

"I sentence Ms Montrage to one year and one day in prison, the extra day to allow "good time.", the judge said.

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Hajia4Reall's arrest in UK, extradition to US, and prosecution

Hajia4Real was arrested in the UK on November 11, 2022, after participating in the Ghana Music Awards UK. She was subsequently extradited to the US in May 2023 to face prosecution.

The charges against her are related to her alleged involvement in a series of romance scams and other fraudulent activities amounting to over $2 million.

She pleaded guilty to the charges in February 2024 and faced a five-year sentence.

Source: YEN.com.gh

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Jeffrey Owusu-Mensah (HOD Entertainment) Jeffrey is the Head of Entertainment Desk and a graduate of the Ghana Institute of Journalism (GIJ) with over 10 years of experience in journalism. He started as a reporter with Ghana News Agency (GNA) after school. He joined Primnewsghana.com in 2016 as an editor. He moved to YEN.com.gh in 2017 as an editor and has risen to his current position. You can contact him via e-mail: j.owusu-mensah@yen.com.gh

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