The operation was led by New York FBI and IRS, CI agents.Friday 19th February 2021 .Reporter : Nickslick .
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.
After pleading guilty, Fred was sentenced to 9 years in prison for scamming. Fred and the "Enterprise" defrauded Americans of over US$36 million. Fred Asante, a Ghanaian living in the United States, was sentenced to 9 years in prison by a court in the Southern District of New York three months after being convicted of money laundering.
According to the United States Attorney statement, this week, arrested 6 suspected Ghanaians on charges of cyber fraud and money laundering estimated to USD 50 million.
Six US-based Ghanaians have been captured by the US experts for being associated with a tax evasion and misrepresentation connivance conspire.The six supposedly washed over US$50 million for COVID-19 alleviation.