The thieves we use to call armed robbers have now taken a new trend in their operations as the world keeps on moving forward so have these miscreants advanced.
Fraudsters in a way of modernizing their activities have moved from the old way of doing their things to a more advanced method by going live on television shows and radio programs to advertize themselves in a form of giving out lotto numbers to unsuspecting Ghanaians .
These fraudsters who claim to be lotto forecasters have being defrauding Ghanaians of billions of cedis every day.
The Ashanti regional police command in their operation in the region about a week ago in Tafo-Pankrono has arrested some young guys involve in these lotto operations ,moving from televisions to radio stations claiming to have a charm that can provide the lotto numbers that will fall from the machine at a give time .
Police on their arrest retrieved about 23 mobile phones and about 1000 sim cards from all the networks in the country including MTN, Tigo Airtel, Vodafone and Glo sim cards.
Confirming the arrest of the fraudsters in the Ashanti region to Wofa Agyenim Boateng on “Me Man Nti” a social program on Delight fm an Nkawkaw based radio station ,the regional police public relations officer ASP Godwin Ahianyo says the trend is not only in the Ashanti region but across the country .
“Ghanaian should be very careful of the new trend of defrauding people, they should not send money to anyone on the motive of given them lotto number to better their lives, is not real as we see it” he fumed.
“The radio and television stations should also be careful in giving out their platformto these thieves to defraud Ghanaians “ he added. .co+�VM�j�