Thirteen-Member Gang Busted Over $5m Fake Currency At Kotoka

The National Security has busted a 13-part pack associated with the printing and circulation of phony money notes to clueless casualties, for the most part far off nationals.

An assertion gave by the National Security Secretariat said the group, driven by one Yassei Alia, a 45-year-old Syrian inhabitant in East Legon, and proprietor of Hardford Auto Service in Accra, along with Danjuma Zakaria, false name Alhaji Mohammed, 49 and occupant of Tema West, were gathered together in a distribution center inside the premises of NacCharter Cargo and Freight Company, close to KLM workplaces inside the Kotoka International Airport, on Monday, April, 27 at around 1730 hours.

Newly printed $10,000 heaps of phony $100 notes disguised in two huge metal trunks and a bag were recovered from the stockroom.

The assertion said the sum was assessed to be more than 5,000,000 United States Dollars (USD).

Other presumed associates captured during the activity incorporate Esther Omozeea, Emad Aldalhi, Kamal Mohammed, Abdulai Yakubu Osman and Samuel Ababio.

The excess are John Denyo, Desmond Delali Dumenu, Alike Happiness, Prosper Chukwu, Victor Israel, Padi Christian Holdbrook.

It said in their alert assertions, Yassei and Mohammed, who headed to the distribution center in the previous’ vehicle, prevented information from getting the arrangement.

It noticed that anyway when addressed independently, Yassei, who held a Syrian identification, a Republic of Guinea-Bissau political visa, and a Nigerian public driver’s permit gave in Ogun State, shown that he had gone to the stockroom to have a conversation with one Kojo, a supposed freight vendor and administrator of the premises, in regards to a V8 motor the last was to import for his benefit, while Alhaji Mohammed expressed that he had gone to request for monetary assistance from Kojo to empower him secure a vehicle from Holland.

The assertion said further, while Yassei guaranteed Kojo sat in a gathering with them on the said day, Alhaji Mohammed showed that Kojo was not at the premises at the hour of their visit and that while hanging tight for him, they were captured.

It said unexpectedly, two of the speculates examined independently certified Mohammed’s case that Kojo was not seen at the premises on the said day.

“The gathering’s usual way of doing things, as indicated by knowledge, recommends that they draw clueless casualties with claims that they approach a great many US dollars in Libya,” the assertion said.

“Casualties are given authentic amounts of US dollars to spend free of charge, as a proof of the validity of the arrangement.”

It noticed that once persuaded, casualties were mentioned to store gigantic amounts of USD dollars as cargo charges to help the shipment of the said dollars to the people in question. Endless supply of the sum, the speculates bundled counterfeit dollars reserved in the middle of two or three many veritable notes, for ahead conveyance to their casualties.

Not long after the capture, one Bandoh, Alhaji-Ahmed, false name Alhaji Bamed, proprietor of Bamed Travel and Tours, who professes to be a Presidential Staffer at the Castle, and a customer of Yassie, headed to the National Security central command, obnoxiously attacked the head of the activity, and pledged to free the suspects.

It said the forceful direct of Alhaji Bamed, recommended that he may be engaged with the arrangement, especially when examinations are continuous.

It said authorities of National Security had guaranteed Ghanaians that the Government was resolved to free the nation of phony cash organizations and cautioned that people engaged with the illicitness would be captured and managed as needs be.

The National Security has consequently asked general society to report dubious exercises of people to security organizations to help their capture and arraignment.



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