38-year-old Dennis Ndukwu is in the grips of the Osu District Police Command for posing as the secretary of Chief of Staff, Julius Debrah, to defraud a foreign investor, Le Van Khiem, to the tune of $150,000.
Ndukwu is alleged to have forged signatures of Chief of Staff, Julius Debrah, the Finance Minister, Seth Terkper and other high profile personalities. Ndukwu and his gang, through internet hacking, got to know about challenges being faced by Khiem, who had invested over $8.5m in Ghana. .
He allegedly introduced himself to Khiem, as the secretary to the chief of staff, Julius Debrah, and that he can use the high office to assist him. He later produced various documents purportedly signed by the chief of staff and the finance minister.
These convinced Khiem to give his personal items including his visa card and code to Dennis and his gang to enable them withdraw $100,000 from his account to aid the process. But the unusual withdrawal attracted his bankers’ suspicion to raise query on the account.
It was during the withdrawal of the last tranche of the money transfer that Ndukwu was arrested. He confessed to the crime and mentioned one Robert Amuzu as an accomplice. He would be processed for court for impersonation.