Ghanaian, Nigerian team up to defraud UAE citizen of $60k in a fake gold scam

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A cunning scam that spanned international borders, has observed a United Arab Emirates citizen, Farhad Omedi, fall victim to a fraudulent gold deal orchestrated by a Ghanaian and two Nigerians.

Omedi was lured to Accra, Ghana, where he was promised a lucrative gold transaction.

The Ghanaian accomplice, Baffour Abraham, and the two Nigerians, 39-year-old Sunday Olatunji and 51-year-old Israel Olawale Omoley, convinced Omedi to start with a substantial sum of $60,000 under the pretense of selling him genuine gold.

However, it turned out to be a well-coordinated scam.

Fortunately, the authorities were quick to act. The Dawhenya and Lakeside police apprehended Olatunji and Omoley, but Abraham managed to evade capture and is currently on the run.

 

tigpost.co

 

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