3 Ghanaians arrested for defrauding 16 Britons of £5-million

3 Ghanaians arrested for defrauding 16 Britons of £5-million

- Operation Grateful was a joint effort between Ghanaian and UK security agencies

- The 3 suspects were alleged to be involved in a money laundering scheme

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A combined operation by the security agencies of Ghana and the United Kingdom (UK) has resulted in the capture of 3 Ghanaians.

3 Ghanaians arrested for defrauding 16 Britons of £5-million

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An estimated 16 Britons fell victim to the scam perpetuated by Opoku Agyemang, Moro Musah and Sabina Adzre.

Ghana’s Economic and Organised Crimes Office (EOCO), in a statement, revealed that the operation to arrest the suspects, code named, Operation Grateful, was a joint action between Ghanaian security agencies and the National Crime Agency (NCA) of UK.

The Ghanaian team was led by the EOCO, with support from the Narcotics Control Board (NACOB), Bureau of National Investigations (BNI) and backed by uniformed police.

According to EOCO, the arrests of the persons became necessary following a suspicion of their involvement in a money laundering scheme.

EOCO further added that investigations are still ongoing, as the issue is of a complex, organized and financial nature.

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