- Terry Frempong-Mason is alleged to have used a fake identity to receive stolen property
-He was arrested on February 2, 2018 in the United States for stealing more than $250,000 worth of film equipment.
-Terry has been charged with one count of theft by deception, identity theft and others
Ghanaian artiste promoter and event organizer, Terry Frempong-Mason, is allegedly in the grips of the US police.
He is said to have engaged in a credit card theft and also using a fake identity to acquire stolen items online.
He is standing accused of using fraudulent means to steal more than $250,000 worth of film equipment.
Terry, 30, is the US-based promoter of Sarkodie, and is responsible for undertaking his trips to the US to perform there.
He has also done similar jobs for other artistes including Shatta Wale, Kwadwo Nkansah Lilwin and others.
According to a report by mycentraljersey.com, Terry Frempong was arrested on February 2, 2018 and charged with “One count of theft by deception, two counts of identity theft, one count of receiving stolen property.”
“Also one count of money laundering, one count of conspiracy to commit theft by deception, and one count of criminal attempt to commit theft by deception.”
Below is a report of the outcome of investigations conducted by Perth Amboy, Sgt. Mabner Terron, and Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office Detective Christopher Pennis:
“Between Jan. 19 and Feb. 2, Frempong-Masson allegedly placed online orders for the rental or purchase of film equipment from three film companies using fraudulent identities.”
“Using a fraudulent identity, Frempong-Masson placed an order for $30,000 worth of film equipment with a film company based in Chesterfield, Indiana, and had the order shipped to his home in Perth Amboy’s Harbortown housing complex.”
“He allegedly also placed a $114,000 rental order with an Arizona-based film equipment company for delivery to his Perth Amboy home.”
“In addition, Frempong-Masson traveled to Atlanta to receive more than $130,000 worth of rental equipment from another film company that was acquired allegedly using a fake identity”.
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