Citizen Alert! Watch out for scammers - Police

The public is advised to report immediately to the police whenever they received similar calls.

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The Ghana Police Service is calling on all Ghanaians to be cautious about a new wave of scamming activity it has identified in the country.

A statement signed by Superintendent Cephas Arthur, the director of public affairs of the Ghana Police Service said: "scammers operate under the guise of police and create accident scenarios to hoodwink unsuspecting members of the public.”

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“...Victims receive unexpected calls indicating that some supposed relations of theirs have hit the rear of police vehicles and that the occupant police officers are demanding money instantly through a given mobile money transfer line, to drop this money, the failure of which they threaten to process the suspect for court.”

The public is advised to report immediately to the police whenever they received similar calls.

Police hot lines are 18555 (MTN and Vodafone) and 191 on all networks.

 

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