(AllHipHop News) Rapper Issa Thompson was unexpectedly brought into a criminal case in Alabama. A 20-year-old man was arrested in Tuscaloosa for allegedly pretending to be Issa in order to sexually assault women.
According to police, Aaron Hall created a fake Facebook page impersonating the Atlanta-based performer, and tricked fans into meeting him. He then reportedly abused and robbed the women. Hall was charged with rape, sodomy, and burglary.
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Issa recently uploaded a video to YouTube addressing the situation. The This Summer project creator began by speaking directly to anyone that was affected by Hall’s actions.
“I just want to send my prayers and apologies out to the victims and the families. I can only imagine if something like this happened to my daughter, mother, sister or any of the women in my life. It’s truly a devastating story to hear,” says Issa.
He later adds, “If anybody has contacted you saying that they’re me, or pretending to be me, on any social network, please, please contact your local police.”
Issa Thompson’s official social media pages for Twitter and Instagram are @ISSAIAM. His official Facebook page is Facebook.com/issaiam.
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Watch Issa’s official statement below.