- Nour Atta, 20, was attacked in a rented multimillion-dollar home in Hollywood
- The influencer says robbers stole luxury jewelry, watches and clothes worth $1M
- The Instagram trader suffered visible injuries to his face and forehead
A millionaire influencer who regularly flaunts his lavish lifestyle online has been robbed in his Airbnb by a gang of masked attackers who brutally pistol whipped him before making off with $1million worth of clothes and jewelry.
Nour Atta, who has 272,000 Instagram followers on his stock trading page, was targeted in the rented Hollywood Hills home in the early hours of Wednesday morning.
The 20-year-old, who fears he may have been attacked for advertising his wealth online, was asleep with others inside the Multiview Drive property when he was awoken at gunpoint by four men wearing ski masks demanding money.ADVERTISEMENT
The New York based trader was pistol-whipped in the face, punched and kicked before the gang fled with his luxury items, including a Patek Philippe watch and $100,000 worth of clothes from a recent shopping trip.
Police said the total haul was around $1million and they are still hunting for the robbers after Atta was left with visible injuries on his face.
He told ABC7: ‘I think a kick was thrown and punches and all that good stuff.
‘They had a gun, obviously, a couple of guns that they had; and I was still asleep, basically, when they came in.’
Atta regularly posts pictures of his wads of cash and poses in front of luxury cars on his Instagram, showing off his huge trading winnings as he encourages people to pay for his expertise.
Nour Atta, pictured with bruising on his face, was targeted in the rented Hollywood Hills home in the early hours of Wednesday morning
Atta regularly posts pictures of his wads of cash and poses in front of luxury cars on his Instagram
‘We did have a burglary scare a week ago. There was a helicopter coming out in the middle of the night, so yeah it is scary,’ one neighbor added +7View gallery
The businessman, pictured posing in front of a private jet, believes he may have been targeted because of his online posts
And the businessman believes he may have been targeted because of his online posts.
He said: ‘I am an influencer. I know what comes with it. I guess maybe they noticed me, they went about it, handled their business; or it could have been something random. You never know, nowadays.’