South African, Cassper Nyovest is the latest local celebrity to fall victim to social media hackers. He first announced that his Twitter account had been hacked through a post on his Instagram Stories on Tuesday.
Shortly thereafter the star claimed he was able to get his account back by paying for it.
“Bought my account back from the hacker but now someone else stole my handle and I lost my verification,” Cassper wrote, asking fans to retweet the post in hopes of being verified by Twitter once again.
Bought my my account back from the hacker but now someone else stole my handle and I lost my verification.Hopefully can .@Twitter can help. Please RT
— R.M Phoolo (@casspernyovest) February 20, 2019
Cassper’s manager T-Lee confirmed in a tweet that the new handle was indeed the star’s.
“@CasspenyovestM is the real Nyovest. We working on the verified one but this is confirmation the @CasspenyovestM is good,” he wrote.
— Lerato (@BridgeBossTLee) February 20, 2019