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Two arrested for alleged mobile money scam

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Two persons have been arrested at Assin Daaman in the Central Region for alleged mobile money scams.

The suspects, Stephen Appiah and Eric Aboagye, were arrested upon a tip-off about suspicious activities of a group based in Assin Daaman.


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The two are said to have allegedly sent scam messages to MTN mobile money subscribers with the intention of tricking them into sending funds to a designated number.

A statement issued by MTN Ghana on Monday said the arrest was made possible through in a joint effort with the Ghana Police Service.

The statement said nine SIM cards and five mobile phones were retrieved from one of the suspects, Stephen Appiah.


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Stephen is alleged to have duped his victims to a tune of GH¢3,130.

The suspects have since been arraigned before court and remanded in police custody.