A popular Ghanaian businessman Mr. Fred Asante has reportedly been handed a 9 years jail term for involving himself in a criminal and deadly enterprise. According to TV3 reports, his fraudulent activities was estimated to be over 36.4 million United States dollars.
Mr Fred Asante was investigated to be having over 50 businesses in Ghana and abroad. According to the investigation, he was always using those businesses as a cover up for his criminal activities.
The gentleman reportedly pleaded guilty to all the charges of Internet fraud, online dating scam, money laundering among others.
The southern district of United States Court trialed him and came into a conclusion to sentence him. In addition, he is expected to pay with interest involving all the financial estimates calculated in his criminal deeds.
Some innocent people who fell prey to Mr Fred Asante's scam reportedly appeared in court to testify against him. Such a bad name gained outside the shores of Ghana our motherland.
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