The Cyber Crime Unit of the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) of the Ghana Police Service has captured the head supervisors of Accra-based allowed to-air (FTA) TV slots, AB TV and Amen TV, for advancing the exercises of fraudsters on their TV stations.
The police captured the administrators in an activity planned for clipping down on people behind promotions on TV channels who are occupied with cash multiplying and extortion.
The Cyber Crime Unit said the suspects would be charged and summoned for advancing charlatanic commercials “in light of the fact that these are adverts they knew at the hour of advancing that what the adverts suspected to do was false.”
As per the police, fundamental examination indicated that the presumes utilized their allowed to-air channels to permit situation of commercial of evil exercises in the media and the speculated fraudsters wind up hoodwinking clueless individuals who either send cash to the fraudsters through versatile cash moves or meet them by and by at concurred areas to introduce the money.
The Director of the Cyber Crime Unit of the CID, Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP), Dr. Gustav Herbert Yankson, told the Daily Graphic that the Unit had seen that there were numerous TV slots advancing the administrations of such fraudsters, while the police had gotten various grievances against the misrepresentation and blackmails of the ‘cash doublers’.
“Various fraudsters have prevailing with regards to hoodwinking their casualties under the pretense of multiplying monies for them,” he said.
He expressed that for the principal period of the activity, “we have begun with the TV channels which publicize or have programs that advance the exercises of these fraudsters who guarantee they can twofold the cash however wind up tricking individuals.”
Dr. Yankson stated: “They guarantee they can hack into frameworks of some worldwide cash move benefits and increase the cash they get from individuals. For instance, they guarantee inside five minutes, any individual who sends a base measure of GH¢100 will receive CH¢1,000 consequently and on the off chance that they send GH¢200 they will get GH¢2,000 and it continues forever.”
He included that the police speculated a few people may have succumbed to the loathsome exercises of the suspects and encouraged general society to chip in data.
Source: Pulse Ghana