Soulja Boy is out $175,000 after he was scammed by fraudulent purchasers of his ‘Souljaboards’.
Hot New Hip Hop reports that people who purchased the boards for $1,500 each were able to do so using fraudulent credit cards.
“I need help all the payments are fraud,” Soulja Boy wrote in a letter to Stripe, the company that processes his payments. “And it sent my account to negative because they all say they weren’t authorized. please help in any way you can thanks. I don’t want to have to pay all this money because of frauds if there any way to reverse these payments and get my account to Good standing.”
According to BuzzFeed News, more than 75 percent “of all orders associated with [Soulja’s] account were disputed after the fact” between June 30 and December 7.
It’s not just Soulja Boy’s company getting hit with the scam. Popular hoverboard manufacturer IO Hawk has accumulated a Stripe debt of more than $900,000 from fraudulent credit card purchases.