Police arrest big man involved in Police recruitment scam

Police arrest big man involved in Police recruitment scam after taking about ¢8,000 from two of his victims as part payment of the process.

A 36-year old, unemployed is in the grips of the police after using the name of Commissioner of Police (COP) Kofi Boakye, Director-General of Legal and Prosecutions of the Ghana Police Service to defraud many people to get them employed into the service.

The man who was identified as Ernest Bondzie Arthur charged about ¢20,000 for his fake service and had reportedly made a fortune from it.

His arrest was confirmed by the Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Juliana Obeng, Head of Public Affairs Unit, Greater Accra Regional Police Command.

Who said the suspect, Ernest Bondzie, had never seen or talked to COP Boakye, according to the inquiry.

We hope this also deters others.

Some days ago,10 suspects have been rounded up at a hotel in Abeka-Lapaz following an undercover operation by officials of the Ghana National Fire Service.

The individuals are accused of being behind a fake fire service recruiting ring that pretended to secure people jobs in the Ghana National Fire Service by defrauding them.

On Friday, January 14, 2022, the Ghana National Fire Service’s Intelligence Unit, aided by armed plain-clothes police officers, arrested the group at the hotel where they had organized over 100 potential candidates at the time of the arrest, who had paid varying sums of money in the hopes of being accepted into the Fire Service.