African surgeon who saved 50 Cent’s life faces insurance fraud case

African surgeon who saved 50 Cent’s life faces insurance fraud case

- Ghanaian doctor Moses DeGraft-Johnson saved 50 Cent's life when he was shot nine times

- His identity has remained a secret until recently when court documents confirmed he had performed the surgery

- Johnson has been charged with committing insurance fraud to the value of $23 million

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It has been revealed that a Ghanaian surgeon, Dr Moses DeGraft-Johnson, is the man responsible for saving rap superstar, 50 Cent's life. Johnson performed surgery on 50 Cent after he was shot nine times.

According to, the long-time secret was made public by Lawyer William Bubsey, who is currently representing Johnson in his 52-count federal indictment for allegedly committing $23 million insurance fraud.

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50 Cent, whose real name is Curtis James Jackson III, was reportedly shot in the hand, arm, hip, both legs, chest and left cheek.

Along with Dr Nader Paksima, Johnson successfully operated and saved the life of 50 Cent, who was 27 years old at the time.

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In 2010, Johnson had led a team of highly-trained physicians and nurses to perform the first open-heart surgery in the US Virgin Islands on a female patient.

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