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NPP Lawyer Busted For GHC748k Fraud

constituency executive hopeful of the New Patriotic Party in the Subin Constituency of the Ashanti region has been busted for a seven hundred and forty-eight thousand cedis fraud.

Michael Asante is in the grips of the Ashanti region Police for posing as a self-styled lawyer, a travel agent, a senior attorney at the AG’s department, an associate to the Chief Executive Officer of the Ghana National Petroleum Corporation and a law lecturer of the KNUST.

The suspected fraudster who operates with the name Michael Yaw Antwi Boasiako has already declared his intention to contest for the party’s constituency organiser slot for Subin when the party opens nominations.

For the past ten years, Michael Asante is alleged to have taken monies ranging from five thousand to forty thousand Cedis to secure his unsuspecting clients admission into public universities and into the security forces.

His arrest followed a fraudulent transaction he entered into with two contractors whom he promised to secure contracts with the Tema Oil Refinery.

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