- A neighbour of 'Dr'. Fordjour has come out to corroborate stories of his cunning ways
- He took to Facebook to make a post and recount an incident that happened in 2001
- 'Dr.' Fordjour is currently trending on social media following a fake award scheme involving many celebs
A close friend of the man of the moment, 'Dr' Fordjour who is reported to have scammed many top Ghanaian celebs with a fake award scheme, has opened up on his childhood and his early scamming days.
Jones Gyedu took to Facebook to recount how 'Dr.' Fordjour, then nicknamed Wyclef, played a pivotal role in his life while growing up.
He indicated that Wyclef motivated him to study hard and his words of encouragement have made him a medical doctor now.
Jones Gyedu however recounted that while growing up, 'Dr.' Fordjour was behaving quite suspiciously because one day he saw some stamps of tertiary institutions in his bag.
Apparently, 'Dr.' Fordjour, way back in 2001, scammed 20 families of the sum of GHC1,500 each with the promise of securing their wards admission to the University of Science and Technology.
Jones Gyedu narrated that 'Dr.' Fordjupr managed to assemble all the families in front of KNUST’s administration block where he took more money from them and handed them fake admission letters.
Eventually, when the scam was realised, 'Dr.' Fordjour run away from Santasi, where he stayed and went into hiding for about 10 years.
He only resurfaced recently, and according to Jones, it appeared he had some sort of mental issue.
Interestingly, 'Dr.' Fordjour admitted to Jones that he had scammed some top Ghanaian celebs using a fake award scheme.
Jones, however, indicated that the celebs who were seen receiving the awards would not have fallen for Wyclef’s antics had they done simple background checks.
YEN.com.gh earlier reported that Ghana Twitter was going off the charts with an ongoing trend which has it that some top stars in the country have fallen for an award scheme scam over the weekend.
The reports going viral is that a young man parading himself as a representative of the United Nations (UN) has presented some awards to top Ghanaian personalities.
Checks made by some internet users have indicated that the award scheme is not credible and that the Ghanaian claiming to be coming from the UN and representing the international body was actually a fraud.
Over the weekend, Saturday, August 29, 2020, reports went viral that celebs like Sarkodie, D-Black, Berla Mundi, Vice-Chancellors and chiefs were gathered under one roof and award for their contribution to their various industries.
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