The Tema Police Command have arrested a 21-year-old woman, Nadia Dziedzorm Seshie for allegedly defrauding a mobile money operator.
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The suspect allegedly approached a mobile money agent at Tema Community 10 near Monte Carlo pub on Tuesday and asked the operator to transfer an amount of Gh¢3,000 to a certain mobile number which she claimed belonged to one Mr Frimpong.
According to Juliana Obeng, the Tema Regional Police Command PRO, who confirmed the news to Graphic online, just when the transaction had been successfully completed, the suspect refused to give the Gh¢3,000 in cash to the agent as was the norm and rather jumped into a waiting taxi.
A police officer who was passing by heeded to the shouts of the agent who was pursuing the suspect and hurriedly assisted in the arrest of Dziedzorm. The taxi driver however managed to flee the scene.
She was later handed over to the Tema Community 11 police who said further investigations revealed that the said Gh¢3,000 had since been withdrawn.