- A man was left in a state of deep distress after staking the money his boss gave him to purchase building items on sports betting
- In a video, a narrator revealed the young man staked GH¢250 with the aim to double the cash but lost
- The clip in which the young man weeps uncontrollably has gained reactions after it surfaced online
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A man could not contain his tears after using GH¢250 his boss gave him to purchase building materials on sports betting and lost.
In a video widely circulated on social media, seen by YEN.com.gh, a narrator revealed the young man was sent by his boss to buy building materials with the amount.
However, he took a daring chance with the amount with the aim of doubling it but lost.
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While capturing the incident on tape, the narrator teased while asking if the young man had no girlfriend or anyone to help with the situation.
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Joel Eshun, with the Twitter page @JOELESHUN4, shared the clip, which has garnered fewer reactions.
YEN.com.gh compiled some of the comments below:
Peeps react to video online
''Ah, Ghc250, maybe he’s a beginner.''
''Last last it don cast! Nana Kafra.''
''Greediness will send you to where you don't belong.''
''Warning; do not bet on Manchester United.''
''Eeeish, you try oo. Money you were given to buy material no. Hmm.''
Young Man Spends Over GH¢1m Of Company Money On Sports Betting
In a similar story, YEN.com.gh reported that an employee of an Accra-based electronics company has landed in police custody for stealing over GH¢1million from his workplace and losing all on sports betting.
According to a Joy News report, Nana Nhyira Agyapong said to be an Administrative Officer, spent a total of GH¢1, 079,728 on sports betting at different times.
Police said earlier this month, the electronic company’s Chief Executive Officer gave Agyapong GH¢800,000 to deposit into the bank account of the company’s supplier.
Although Mr Agyapong had provided a deposit slip as proof of payment, he did not do so. Unknown to the CEO, he forwarded the forged deposit slip to the company’s suppliers.
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