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Kanye West’s signature forged in alleged New York Fashion Week scam

Kanye West’s Signature Reportedly Forged in $1 Million Scam for NYFW Philipp Plein Performance Man Forges Kanye West's Signature to Steal $900K from Fashion Brand
Charles Bowen | 10 February, 2019, 17:44

There were rumours earlier this week that Ye was to perform at the event, before it was shut down by his wife Kim Kardashian on Twitter.

TMZ reports that the person who forged West's signature was a former friend and associate of G.O.O.D Music - the record label founded by West himself back in 2014. Music, TMZ reported, citing sources with knowledge of the situation.

The superstar was the victim of MASSIVE forgery this week when a man who apparently knew him pretended to be the rapper to negotiate a major (fake) performance contract for New York Fashion Week.

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He allegedly negotiated a almost million dollar contract for Kanye's performance, including a $900,000 advance, which, according to TMZ, Plein wired to an account associated with the scammer. The hip-hop entertainer has shut down buzz about maliciously forging Kanye West's name to secure almost $1 million in a deal with designer Philipp Plein. Under the bogus deal, West was supposed to show up five hours ahead of time, take a red carpet walk, attend the catwalk show, the cocktail party and the dinner. A list of things including a three-course-meal and a performance by American rapper Kanye West, were promised to the guests in attendance.

The contract stipulated that Plein would pay $500,000 to the Donda Social Program Foundation, a charity Kanye used to have that was named after his late mother. He says the Plein and himself agreed on a "t-shirt" shortly after recanting on their "concert" agreement.

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