According to reports, one Cindy Naa Adolley Brown, started the visa scam from January 2013 to date.
A 48-year old evangelist, Cindy Naa Adolley Brown in in Tema police custody for allegedly defrauding over 225 people in a protocol visa connection to United States.
According to Adomonline, Brown was arrested on Saturday after a private investigator, Malvrick S. Lomotey and some other victims reported her at the Community 8 police station. Victims paid between GH¢500.00 and GH¢6,000.00 for processing of their documents among other charges from 2013 to 2015.
Although a Nigerian and four Togolese pulled out, the Ghanaians trusted Brown until she gave them refusal letters purported to have been issued by the American Embassy last Friday. According to reports, she started the visa scam from January 2013 to date.
Brown has denied the allegations leveled against her insisting that she is a staff at the American Embassy.
Some victims who expressed their frustrations to Adom News have threatened to take action against the Embassy since they have been implicated in the scam. Meanwhile, some leaders who aided in the collection of the money said until her arrest, they were not aware of the wicked acts.
Tema Community 1 Police Commander, Superintendent Ben Wonkyi who confirmed the case to Adomonline said the suspect has been remanded and as investigations continue.
Meanwhile, the American Embassy has refuse to comment onthe issue but hinted it will on Friday, 27th March, 2015 issue a statement to clear the air about any involvement in the visa scam.