An alleged serial fraudster, Faith Mensah Tekpor, has been arrested by the Ghana Police.
The suspect, who also poses as a doctor go by different names such as Dr. Jeff Alvin Addow, Dr Alvin Owusu, Dr Alvin Mensah to defraud his female victims .
“His modus includes posing as a medical practitioner, approaches and proposes to a woman and pursues her to keep as a ‘girlfriend’, with the potential of a lasting relationship. He records his sexual encounters with the women, whether known to them or not,” a police statement said.
“In the course of the relationship, he fabricates stories for the girlfriends to lend him money with the promise to refund. When the money lent to him has become quite substantial, he begins to blackmail his victims with the recordings of their sexual encounters,” the statement further said.
The statement by the Director of Public Affairs of the Ghana Police Service, DSP Sheilla Kessie Abayie-Buckman, said the suspect is facing trial for defrauding by personating and also under investigations for similar fraud offences.
The statement further said , until his arrest, the suspect had jumped court bail and was listed as a wanted person following a bench warrant.
The police therefore cautioned the public to be alert when dealing with strangers who promise paradise and to report suspicious activities and persons to the police.
The police is urging victims to report their cases to the nearest police stations or call the short code 18555 (MTN and Vodafone) or 0244682740 or 020777001 to report their cases.
Ghana | Atinkaonline.com