Kennedy Agyapong, the Member of Parliament for Assin Central, has disclosed that he gave a dirty slap to a fraudster detained by immigration who used his name to defraud innocent citizens of Ghc600,000.
Kennedy Agyapong when asked to speak on the issue said he was called to come to the immigration office after his name was fingered in fraud.
According to Hon. Kennedy Agyapong, the fraudster was in masks and when he made him take off the mask, he realised he was from his hometown, Dompem.
Hon. Kennedy Agyapong revealed the fraudster is from Dompem and after going through the list of complaints of him duping them of Ghc10,000 and Ghc15,000 he was shocked and that made him (Kennedy) to slap the fraudster and wanted to give him scarce by stamping on his head because he has disgraced him to the core.
According to Hon. Kennedy, the fraudster has been to one of the Arab countries and he once went to his house but he sacked him.
Per Hon. Kennedy Agyapong’s explanation, when he glanced through list of victims’ complaints, the fraudster has taken Ghc2000 from about 200 people and has provided them with their medical reports that they have been granted to work at some institutions from Ghana both schools and working sectors.
Hon. Kennedy Agyapong said he had a call from one lady from Canada called Alberta who said she joins a particular group on Facebook with about 279 people and thinks the law maker was the one behind it since it bears his name.
Hon. Ken said Alberta told him the 279 members in that particular Facebook group are made up of people from Sunyani area and have contributed to an amount of Ghc600,000 to the fraudster.
Hon. Kennedy Agyapong stretched on not having any social media pages or group and went ahead to warn Ghanaians not to be involved in an of the tricks of the online fraudsters.
The fraudsters are revealed as Mr. Joseph Awuah Forson (main suspect) and Ekow Hackman who were arrested by inspector, John Oteng after defrauding 28 young Ghanaians raging from 19 to 25 years with a fee between of Ghc2410 to Ghc1500.
The suspects are at the immigration custody for further investigations.
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