Popular Tanzanian Bongo-star Diamond Platnumz has disclosed that he was conned a whooping 4 billion shillings while trying to acquire a private jet.
The King of Bongo Flava made the revelation while explaining why he is currently using hired planes, despite previous announcement that he would acquire his own. While addressing Wasafi Tv while in Tanzania, Diamond said that he was conned by an agent who was helping him make the purchase.
“I had purchased a very big plane but I was conned Tsh 4 billion,” he said.
The Bora Nienjoy hit-maker added that he has reported he has already reported the fraudster to the authority and that they soon behind the bars. He added that the Tanzanian government has already initiated investigation, and that several other personels are helping him recover the money.
“If you are conned that amount of money you would easily go crazy. I have already notified the government and investigation are underway,” Diamond said.
Further, Diamond disclosed that he has started to be compensated in installments.
“They have started paying. I expected the jet to land here in August last year, but by the end of the year, it was not yet here. They disrespected me because they made me look like i had announced fake news,” he said.
In May 2022 just after buying a 2021 Rolls Royce, Diamond announced his plans to buy a private jet.
“We bought a 2021 Rolls Royce Black Bedge Zero killometre last Year, and we buying a Private Jet this Year!!! ✈ … that’s the definition of having the best management!” he wrote on social media.