Charlotte Oliver in the UK has finally seen her wedding photos six years after her wedding to her husband David in 2011.
She paid £2,500 (an equivalent of N980,000, official rate) for an award-winning photographer, Royce Yeacoob, who 'vanished off the face of the earth' with the snaps days after they wed.
Six years and two children (Riley, three, and five-month-old Jack,) later, she reached out on Facebook in attempt to get her photos back. Then the photos mysteriously turned up on her doorstep after.
She told Dailymail: "Social media was the last resort for us, but we had tried everything. This man just vanished off the face of the earth. It was like he'd managed to delete all trace of him. All I wanted was the pictures of my wedding day, it's something special which you can't recreate."
"I can't thank people enough for the support they gave us, sharing my post. I never dreamed after six years we'd be seeing our pictures, it feels like he finally found his heart."
The photographer's contact details were not working and they believed he moved back to Germany.
Charlotte continued: "His website disappeared, his contact numbers didn't work and he was no longer at his home address. We felt like we had totally been taken for a ride, but it wasn't like we hadn't done our homework. We researched this guy and he had won awards and came highly recommended.
'I didn't want to stop at anything to get my pictures back. We had to work hard to earn the money to pay for them and the rings. They were the two most important to us because alongside the memories, they're the two things you have to remember your wedding day by for the rest of your lives.
"I was absolutely blown away when they turned up, I didn't think I would ever see my pictures again. I don't know why he has chosen to return them now, I can only assume he found his conscience or didn't like his face being shared around the internet."
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"Whatever his reasons, I'm just so relieved that we've got what we paid for and that we finally have our pictures back. These pictures have great sentimental value to people, it's not up to him to hold them hostage as he did with us for such a long period of time."