Police in Accra have busted a syndicate that trades in different types of fake currencies.
Two persons, Kenneth Anarfi, 51; and Philip Chorkson, 37, had been on remand previously, but on Wednesday, October 27, 2021, at about 3:00 pm, police arrested a third suspect in connection with the crime.
The third suspect has been identified as Haruna Abudu, a Nigerian.
He is alleged to be the supplier of the fake US dollar notes.
Investigations by the police showed that Abudu operated from his textile shop at Chantai-6-to-6 in Achimota.
Subsequently, a search conducted in his residence led to the retrieval of a large quantity of US dollar notes, euros, pound sterling, CFA franc, naira, Ghana cedis, a quantity of gold dust and eleven gold bars, all suspected to be fake.
The suspects have all been remanded to police custody to reappear on 15 November 2021.
The police have extended an invitation to members of the general public, especially persons who have fallen victim to such crime, to come forth and help identify the suspects and volunteer useful information to unearth the remaining aspects of the suspects’ fraudulent operations.
The information, according to the police, can be channelled through the Weija divisional police command, the Accra regional police CID and the Public Affairs Unit of the police service in Accra.