Nadia Dziedzorm Seshi, a 21-year-old woman has been arrested by the Tema police for allegedly defrauding a mobile money operator at Tema community 10.
Woman arrested for defrauding mobile phone operator
ASP Ms Juliana Obeng, the Tema Regional Police Command Public Relations Officer disclosed that the suspect refused to pay a sum of Gh¢3,000 in cash to the mobile money agent at Tema Community 10 near Monte Carlo pub after the operator transferred the said amount to a certain mobile number, the suspect claimed belonged to one Mr. Frimpong.
The shout for help by the agent who rushed to the cab to hold the suspect let to her arrest by Tema police officer who was not too far from the crime scene.
She was later handed over to the Tema Community 11 police for further investigation. The taxi driver however sped off from the scene.
Meanwhile, further checks by the mobile money operator revealed that the amount transferred has since been withdrawn.
The Tema Regional Police Command PRO has cautioned mobile money agents and operators in the metropolis to be cautious with the people they render service to and be on the alert since such acts were gradually becoming a new modus operandi for criminals.