Police Arrest 12 Cyber Fraudsters For Using The Identities Of MPs, Ministers, Security Officers, CEOs And Others | Crime



The Police by a sustained cyber-intelligence operation have arrested twelve (12) suspects and are pursuing over 25 others for his or her involvement in cyber-related crimes.

An investigation has established that the modus of the legal syndicate is to impersonate or hack into the social media accounts of outstanding individuals together with Ministers of State, Members of Parliament (MPs), Heads of presidency establishments and company entities to defraud unsuspecting victims of varied sums of cash by promising them jobs, scholarships, publication of pretend promotional commercials and sale of merchandise amongst others.

As a part of the operation, 9 hundred and seventy-three (973) pretend social media accounts created by the suspects within the names of those outstanding individuals and company entities have been pulled down. 785 of the pretend accounts had been within the names of MPs, 62 within the names of safety officers,136 for Ministers of State, Ambassadors and a few heads of establishments.

The Police have additionally recovered thirty-two (32) cellphones, three (3) laptops and fifty-four (54) SIM playing cards utilized by the suspects to commit their crimes.

The operation to clamp down on cyber-related crimes has been institutionalised and we want to urge anybody who has fallen sufferer to any of the above-mentioned crimes to contact 0249850601 for additional Police motion. It is a devoted quantity solely for this train.

The twelve (12) suspects, Gideon Kove alias Billions, Felicia Nanewortor, Carl Kristal, Safari Zatey, Eric Acquah alias Cent Mona, Richard Agbadzi, Isaac Dortsue alias Barajah, Samuel Gadre, Moses Otchie alias Razak, Yonnah Boso, Sterling Kwame Doe and Knowledge Tornyie are at present aiding the Police investigation and can be put earlier than the court docket to face justice.

Supply: Ghana Police



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