Remember back in December 2016 , (here) when Nigerian news website reported that Kiran and Jyoti Matharoo were under investigation for allegedly trying to blackmail billionaire Femi Otedola and cyberbully more than 200 other people throughout Africa.
The two Toronto sisters were seen apologizing in a video for allegedly extorting and cyberbullying a Nigerian billionaire, they are back in Canada after a tumultuous month in Lagos where they say local authorities accused them of being behind a slanderous website. Following their arrest and arraignment, the sisters who were alleged to be the owners of NaijaGistLive, a gossip website which has now been taken down.
‘Gold diggers,’ ‘sextortion sisters,’ ‘prostitutes,’ – the Matharoo’s have heard it all.
In an exclusive interview with CTV News Toronto, The sisters said they had nothing to do with the website adding that they agreed to make the video in return for their international passport.
They had in a video posted on YouTube apologised to the billionaire and everyone they had blackmailed. They also admitted to creating an online “platform” known where people could anonymously send in scandalous stories about others.
“The reports claimed that the women were in possession of photos and videos showing Otedola cheating on his wife.
The sisters were eventually charged with extortion, cyberbullying and threatening to kidnap.
Shortly after news of the allegations made its way to Canada, a video surfaced on YouTube showing the girls, make-up free and plainly clothed, apologizing to Otedola and his family.”
In the video apology, the sisters admitted to creating an online “platform” known where people could anonymously send in scandalous stories about others.
They said in the video that their intention was not to hurt or extort anyone.