Artiste gets defence attorney, faces 9 count charges in USA

NIGERIAN artiste, Dammy Krane, whose real name is Oyindamola Emmanuel Johnson-Hunga, is facing a nine-count charge in a court in Florida, United States.

The Hypertek singee was arrested in Miami, Florida on the 2nd of June in connection with charges of grand theft (3rd degree), credit card scam, conspiracy, forgery, intent to defraud among others.

According to an American jet company known as Tapjets, who filed the suit, the singer had tried to book a private jet using five different credit cards not belonging to him.

Using its Twitter handle (@TapJets) to announce the fraud, the company said it would prosecute the 2Baba signed artiste to “the fullest extent”.

And since his arrest, Dammy Krane alongside his promoter, Chukwuebuka Gabriel Ilochonwu has been remanded in prison at the Turner Guilford Knight correctional centre in Florida without bail.

Sources say that the singer who appeared in court for bail hearing on June 5, has been appointed a defence attorney, Deborah Prager.

Deborah, who graduated from the New York University of School of Law in 2016, will be facing a hard time trying to free Dammy Krane from the tight-fisted clutches of the law that has piled up weight evidence against him.

Under the Florida Law,