- George Awiadem Maclean
- Category: Buzzing Moments
- Monday, 01 January 2018 11:32
OMG! Fake sakawa Mallam busted for scamming his victim in a gold deal to the tune of GHC81,000...
One fake Mallam in the Obuasi Municipality in Ashanti Region has his a** busted by the Police for allegedly duping his unsuspecting victim to the tune of GHC81,000.
According to a report by 3news.com, the victim, John Opoku is said to have contracted Mallam Latif Abdul Mumuni to help him (John Opoku) uncover some gold his late grandmother buried in the ground at Wassa Kwame Dikrom --- a community in the Wassa Akropong district of the Western Region.
The Police investigating the matter indicate Mallam Abdul Mumumi in the process of uncovering the gold succeeded in scamming John Opoku (his victim) by way of collecting a total of GHC81,000.
Western Regional police PRO, ASP Olivia Ewurabena Adiku who briefed 3news.com said the Mallam in turn gave the victim different denominations of fake US dollars, euros, CFAs and Cedi notes, all amounting to GHC1.5million
Unhappy about the development, John Opoku reported the matter to a military police patrol team in the area which helped him together with three others, to arrest the Mallam Mumuni on Saturday, December 30.
Photo: Mallam Latif Abdul Mumuni arrested by the Police
At least eight people from the same community have since come forward to accuse the Mallam of similar fraudulent acts.
The Wassa Akropong District Police Command says Mallam will be put before court on charges of defrauding by false pretense and possession of fake currency.