Diamond Platnumz has revealed that he was conned a whooping Ksh 240,591, 200 million when purchasing his own private jet.
He said this when explaining to fans why he still uses hired private jets and not his own as he had previously announced.
Diamond said an agent who was helping him purchase his own private jet was the one who conned him.
"I had brought a very big plane, but they conned me about Tsh 4 billion," he told Wasafi Media
He added that he had reported the fraudster and his Tanzanian government was investigating the issue.
"The government knows, if you are conned that amount of money you would go crazy."
Diamond added that he has started being paid 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."
In May 2022, he revealed his plans to purchase 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!...