Chickenman-Pizzaman Management Leads Arrest Of Three Scammers, Video Trends: “I'm A Victim”

Chickenman-Pizzaman Management Leads Arrest Of Three Scammers, Video Trends: “I'm A Victim”

  • Management of Chickenman-Pizzaman has led the arrest of three persons who have reportedly been scamming their customers
  • In a video circulating online, the CEO of the company, Nana Boakye-Yiadom, disclosed that some of the suspects were arrested in Sogakope
  • Netizens who saw the video expressed mixed feelings as some sympathised with him while others criticised the scammers

Three suspects have been arrested for allegedly scamming customers of Chickenman-Pizzaman.

The three, identified as Michael Agbesi (principal suspect), Mawuli Soglavi (a Momo vendor), and Isaac Asiamah (responsible for sim card registration), were arrested in Sogakpe.

Chickenman-Pizzaman boss leads arrest of three scammers, Video Trends
Photos: One of the suspects (L), CEO of Pizzaman-Chickenman (R) Source: @SikaOfficial
Source: Twitter

Their arrest follows several complaints from customers who claimed they had been defrauded.

In a video, the founder and CEO of CEQA Foods and Beverages Ghana Limited, Christian Boakye-Yiadom, indicated that his company has been battling these incidents for the past eleven months.

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"These unscrupulous persons have been using fake google accounts to scam our customers," he added.

Details of how the scammers were nabbed

Information available to indicates that in August 2023, management of the company noticed that an unidentified person had been using the said company's name to defraud customers and had also created a Google location on social media in the company's name to defraud people with some Vodafone numbers.

The modus operandi of the suspects was that some customers of Pizzaman/Chickenman called and ordered food and paid through mobile money, but after the payment, they never received the order. As a result, the management of the company was accused several by the victims of defrauding them.

The complainant, therefore, went to KNUST Police Station and lodged a formal complaint. According to Police investigations, the fraudsters had been withdrawing all the monies from one particular mobile money vendor at Dabala Junction, in the Volta Region, anytime they succeeded in defrauding the customers.

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On March 28, 2024, a Police investigation led to the arrest of the mobile money vendor at Dabala Junction, Volta Region, who disclosed that five suspects had been withdrawing money from him, but he did not know the source of their money.

Later, Michael Agbesi was arrested at Sogakope in the Volta Region, and an immediate search conducted in his room led to the retrieval of ten (10) Vodafone and MTN sim cards. Suspect Michael Agbesi was transferred from Sogakorpe to KNUST Kumasi.

Pizzaman-Chickenman boss cautions public

The company's CEO thus implored the general public, especially customers of Pizzaman-Chickenman, to exercise caution in their dealings with anyone on the phone, adding that they (customers) should not pay any individual or group unless they receive their package.

See video below:

Netizens react

Netizens who saw the video expressed various reactions to it.

@IAmKingBello wrote:

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"We have a long way to go with internet security awareness in this country. I’ll see if I can do my bit to help."

@Sdevor wrote:

"Ghanafuo ne nkoyann. Daabi da."


"These boys wohu. Some Sunday bi, I Dey hung… I order da thing, dem take the money. Cho never cam. I called another number thinking it’s office line, that one too, elef “the” like him too dey pull ma money all for ma wallet. If like I no read aaaa, like I enter pin. Ruthless boys."

@IAmKingBello wrote:

"Also to businesses, do your best to for your *OFFICIAL LINES* to be visible and accessible. This lack allows the scammers to exploit unsuspecting individuals to use other form of contact to scam. Do better!"

@Internet Fitar wrote:

"Interestingly, momo vendors and sim registration agents are at the forefront of these scams too. How do we hold them accountable?"

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Mc money wrote:

"I'm a victim, Ei my 300 ghc hmm."

Ghanaian lady gets scammed GH¢9,500 after she tried ordering GH¢500 food from Pizzaman

Earlier, reported that a Ghanaian woman fell victim to a scam by someone posing as an employee of Pizzaman Chickenman.

She intended to place a GH¢500 order but was tricked into transferring GH¢9,500 via a fake mobile money promo.

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