Rapper Rich Homie Quan Was 1 Of The Victims Of A Booking Scam
|Rapper Rich Homie Quan Was 1 Of The Victims Of A Booking Scam|
The musician’s experience with these impersonators was recently detailed to XXL magazine by his longtime manager, Demonta “Monta” Gibson and a concert promoter who fell victim to the scam.
According to Gibson, who says fake bookings for Quan happened at least seven times in the past couple of months, he became aware of those impersonating the rapper and his management in order to scam promoters, about a year ago.
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“We thought we got to the bottom of that issue then. Then things started picking up at a different pace; we would get phone calls and people would pick the phone up and just start cursing, ‘Quan missed my show last night’.
s becoming a thing. It has become a hustle for other people… And it’s becoming a big issue, not just for Rich Homie but for a lot of different artists.”
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Dual, who came across the Rich Homie Quan impersonator via a fake Instagram account, lost several thousand dollars after dishing out a $12,500 deposit to the impersonator.
“The crazy thing was that everything matched up,” Dual said. “It’s becoming
so… It’s happening way too much, whether it’s people on the inside doing it, or somebody else. It’s kind of like marriage;
it’s gonna cost you a couple thousand to get the ring on her hand, and then it’ll cost you $30,000 or $40,000 to get out of it.”