Ghanaian Influencer Mona Faiz Montrage, also known as Hajia 4Reall, has been extradited to the US over her alleged involvement in a $2m scam.
Prosecutors claim the 30-year-old Ghanaian influencer swindled over $2m from older, single American men and women. These were done through a series of romance schemes over the course of six years.
Mona Faiz Montrage was reportedly part of a group of con artists who used fake identities to trick their victims into thinking they were in relationships with them, and ultimately convinced them to transfer money to them under false pretenses.
If convicted, Mona Faiz Montrage faces up to 20 years in prison. Charges include: wire fraud, money laundering, receipt of stolen money and conspiracy.
Mona Faiz Montrage has pleaded not guilty to the charges. She is set to be released in the coming days on a $500,000 bond. However, she will also be with GPS tracking via an ankle monitor.
The FBI will continue carrying out further investigations to get hold of the others involved in the alleged scam.
The news of Hajia 4Reall being extradited to the US has been trending on media in the past few hours.
Ghanaian have also commented on this breaking news in several ways with some expressing their disappointment whilst others condemned the act.
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