Spain-based 22-year-old Ghanaian scams Amazon of over $370,000

Spain-based 22-year-old Ghanaian scams Amazon of over $370,000

- 22-year-old Ghanaian based in Spain is in police grips for an alleged scam of the largest internet retailer that totalled nearly $370,000

- James Gilbert Kwarteng was filling up the ordered items’ boxes with dirt and registering with the exact weight of the product

- The scam wasn’t discovered until a random search was conducted where someone opened a box and discovered it was full of dirt

22-year-old Ghanaian based in Spain is in police grips for an alleged scam of the largest internet retailer that totalled nearly $370,000.

According to the police report, James Gilbert Kwarteng, of Palma de Mallorca, Spain was filling up the ordered items’ boxes with dirt and registering with the exact weight of the product.

He would then receive a refund from Amazon and sell the original item, according to El Español Opens a New Window and El Diario de Mallorca Opens a New Window.

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The scam wasn’t discovered until a random search was conducted where someone opened a box and discovered it was full of dirt.

Amazon’s return policy stated that items shipped from the website, including Amazon Warehouse, could be returned within 30 days of receipt.

The report states the success of the alleged scam by Kwarteng, who has been released on bail, enabled him to create his own company.

READ ALSO: Takoradi missing girls: Photos show how the three bodies were found and exhumed

In other news, an official statement from the Ghana Police Service (GPS) has shed light on the operation carried out on the night of Friday, August 2, 2019.

The exercise, which was a joint effort between the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) and the Western Regional Command of the GPS, resulted in the discovery of human remains in a septic tank close to an uncompleted building.

It was conducted at Kansaworodo, a town in the Western region, at about 7pm

READ ALSO: T’di girls: Police officials release official statement about found human remains

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