Popular Puerto Rican rapper, Daddy Yankee, most recently known for his smash 2017 hit “Despacito,” was reportedly robbed of Two million Three hundred thousand dollars worth of jewels after a man posing as him instructed the hotel staff in Spain to open the room’s safe.
The robbery which occurred at a hotel in Spain was confirmed by the artist’s press office in a tweet Thursday.
“The press office @daddy_yankee confirms that the artist has been a victim of a robbery while he was outside his hotel in Valencia, Spain. A law firm has already been hired and no further declarations will be given so as not to hinder the investigation in any way,” the translated tweet read.
La oficina de prensa de @daddy_yankee confirma que el artista ha sido víctima de robo mientras estaba fuera de su hotel de Valencia, España. Ya ha sido contratada una firma de abogados y no se darán más declaraciones para no entorpecer de ninguna manera la investigación.
— Nevarez PR (@nevarezpr) August 9, 2018
The rapper reportedly discovered the jewels missing on Tuesday night and immediately contacted authorities. According to reports two rooms were robbed, one with the safe containing the jewels and the other with thousands of dollars in cash.
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