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NewsMan claiming to be Asantehene's chief private investigator caught defrauding others

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Man claiming to be Asantehene’s chief private investigator caught defrauding others

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A middle-aged man named Kwadwo Amoah Ampong has been arrested for impersonating the chief private investigator for Asantehene Otumfuo Osei Tutu II and extorting money from unsuspecting victims.

Ampong is accused of using both traditional and social media platforms to spread false allegations against various Asante chiefs. He claimed they were involved in illegal mining activities, land sales, and embezzlement, thereby tarnishing their reputations.

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The suspect’s fraudulent activities came to light when several individuals reported his extortion attempts to the authorities who got hold of him and brought him in for questioning.

Investigations revealed that Ampong had no affiliation with the Asantehene and was not authorized to act on behalf of Otumfuo Osei Tutu II.

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His actions were solely aimed at extorting money from people while creating a facade of legitimacy by posing as the Asantehene’s chief private investigator.

The Asantehene’s office has condemned Ampong’s actions, emphasizing that such fraudulent behavior undermines the integrity of traditional leadership and the justice system.

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They reassured the public that the Asantehene remains committed to transparency and upholding the law, and they thanked the police for their swift action in apprehending the suspect.

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