Police at Assin Fosu in the Central Region have apprehended Kofi Damptey, a notorious mobile money scammer at Assin Achiase in the Assin South District. The Assin Fosu Divisional Crime Officer, DSP Daniel Darkoh speaking with Rich Fm and Angel/TV reporter Shadrack Owusu said the suspect was arrested by the Patrol Team upon a tip-off about suspicious activities of a group based in Assin Achiase.
They discovered the group has duped someone to the tune of ¢4,200 through Vodacash and the suspect (Kofi Damptey) had ¢850 as his share. Two mobile phones and sims cards with series of transaction were also retrieved as exhibits. Court has, however, remanded the suspect into police custody to reappear on April 8.
DSP Daniel Darkoh in an interview with Shadrack also advised parents to question the source of their jobless children’s money, since it is criminal also to accept money from children who don’t work but living a lavish lifestyle, adding that police in Assin Fosu will not relent in their effort in the fight against criminals.
Source: Kwame Owusu Asante Shadrack.
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