Former President Rawlings denies ever putting cash into Menzgold

Former President Rawlings denies ever putting cash into Menzgold

Former president Jerry John Rawlings has stated on Twitter that he has not invest in beleaguered gold dealership firm, Menzgold.

The former leader of Ghana was reacting to reports that he is one of many important people who invested with Menzgold.

A list making rounds on social media has Rawlings among the high profile personalities whose money have been locked up in the scheme.

However, in a tweet on Sunday, January 13, 2019, the former president rubbished the list, calling on Menzgold to react to it.

Rawlings tweeted: "...I do not have a stash anywhere to waste on questionable ventures and doubt others on the list involved themselves in this mess."

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Earlier last week, came across a list purportedly revealing the amounts Ghanaian celebrities, Yvonne Nelson, Tracey Boakye, A-Plus and Queci Oteng invested in Menzgold.

In what looked like a WhatsApp message posted on the Instagram page of political commentator; Kwame A-plus, a phone number with the name Togbe was given as the one who supposedly wrote it. also reported that Dubai police have denied knowledge of the arrest of the CEO of embattled gold firm Menzgold, Nana Appiah Mensah, as widely reported in the media.

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Checks with the police in Dubai revealed that they had not arrested any Ghanaian national in the last few weeks in relation to a gold scam as it has been reported in Ghana by several media outlets.

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