Ghanaian Reggae/Dancehall artiste, Fancy Gadam has shown his support for Mona Faiz Montrage, aka Hajia4Real, who has been embroiled in a series of legal challenges since 2022.
In a recent interview with Bryt TV, Fancy Gadam wore a shirt with a picture of Mona4Real on it and stated that the gesture was to show support for Mona4Real.
“The whole of Ghana misses her so much, so I am repping her,” he said.
When asked about his relationship with her, Fancy Gadam said he isn’t just a fan or a friend, saying, “She is my sister, and we are missing her.”
Fancy Gadam further disclosed that he misses Hajia4Real, and the whole of Ghana misses her too.
He assured everyone that Hajia4Real is safe and that he has spoken to her several times.
“She’s safe, I know she’s safe wherever she is. I talk to her whenever I get the chance,” he said.
Hajia4Real fraud case: The inside story
Infamous Ghanaian social media influencer and by-force singer, Mona Faiz Montage, known as Hajia4real, was arrested in the United Kingdom on November 10, 2022, and was extradited from the United Kingdom on May 12, 2023.
The singer has been charged for her role in a series of romance schemes and for laundering the proceeds of those schemes.
She is charged with one count of conspiracy to commit wire fraud, one count of wire fraud, one count of money laundering conspiracy, and one count of money laundering, each of which carries a maximum sentence of 20 years in prison.
Hajia4Real is also charged with one count of receipt of stolen money, which carries a maximum sentence of 10 years in prison, and one count of conspiracy to receive stolen money, which carries a maximum sentence of five years in prison.
Damian Williams, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, and Michael J. Driscoll, the Assistant Director in Charge of the New York Field Office of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), announced the unsealing of a six-count indictment, charging Hajia4Real for her role in a series of romance schemes and for laundering the proceeds of those schemes.
As for one victim, Hajia4Real used her real name and spoke to the victim several times by phone.
Hajia4Real sent the victim a tribal marriage certificate purporting to show that she and the victim had been married in Ghana.
The victim sent Hajia4Real approximately 82 wire transfers totaling approximately $89,000 to purportedly help with costs associated with her father’s farm in Ghana.
In total, Hajia4Real controlled bank accounts that received over $2 million in fraudulent funds from the Enterprise. As a result, she is currently facing charges of wire fraud, money laundering, receipt of stolen money, and conspiracy.