Scammers are always trying to come up on a quick buck at others’ expense, and it looks like various people have been swindled out of their hard-earned money by imposters posing as members of Kash Doll‘s team.
Specifically, con artists have scammed makeup artists and hair stylists into sending over money under the premise of reimbursement and getting to work with the “For Everybody” rapper.
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One Makeup Artist Speaks Up: “Once I Sent The Money, I Never Heard From Them”
One professional going by Poundd Cakee says he’s among the people who were scammed. He recently shared his side of the story with Justin Carter for TSR Investigates.
According to the makeup artist, someone posing as Jazmin Re’Nae — Kash Doll’s friend — reached out to him. Under the premise of Poundd Cakee flying to L.A. for work, the scammers got him to pay hundreds of dollars.
“It was just like, ‘Can you send $400, and we’ll reimburse you? It’s for your flight.’ Once I sent the money, I never heard from them again.”
Kash Doll & Jazmin Re’Nae Acknowledge The Situation: “We Have To Do Something About This”
In the wake of the scams, Kash Doll spoke on how the crooks “keep doing it,” prompting people to “be really upset” with the rapper.
“I started getting DMs and getting messages on Facebook. And I’m going viral on Facebook — people thinking I scammed them.”
Jazmin Re’nae, the person the scammer poses as, also declared, “We have to do something about this.”
In fact, Jazmin said the matter “tarnished” her reputation to the extent that she couldn’t hire a Florida-based private chef. He was wary of the opportunity being a scam, which she called “disheartening.”
“This is tarnishing my abilities to book someone that I want to book.”
Ultimately, Kash Doll apologized while noting that the matter “has nothing to do with [her]” and hoping for the scammer to “go to jail.”
“From the bottom of my heart, anybody that got scammed, I’m sorry that that happened to you. But it has nothing to do with me. And the person that is scamming, I hope you go to jail.”
Kash Doll also noted that she usually only messages people from her official social media pages.
As far as what people can do to protect their coin, attorney Justin Miller says common sense is crucial.
“If Kash Doll’s people needed you to do something, which could happen, but if they need you to do something and they’re going to pay you for it, there should be no reason they’re asking you for money upfront.”
Check out the full episode down below.