Police Clears Ukrainian Businessman Of Currency Trafficking Allegations

The Airport District Police Command has released Mazen Farakh, a Ukrainian national and businessman who has been wrongfully arrested for alleged fake currency trafficking.

In a clearance letter sighted by Oman News, the District Commander, Superintendent Michael Asiedu stated that, “the case of possession of Forged Note Currency contrary to section 18(2)of the Currency Act 342 of 1964 against the suspect has been dealt. The suspect can be allowed to travel in and out of the country and his name is deleted from the Stop List.”

The Ukrainian businessman, Mazen Farakh is in Ghana to seek justice After the EOCO arrested a 52-year-old Nigerian, Sunny Anwamini aka Suny on Wednesday, July 20, 2020 who allegedly duped Mazen Farakh to the tune of $6.5 million under the pretext of supplying him hardwood and teak.

Mr. Mazen Farakh said he was introduced to Sunny Awamini sometime in 2018 when he was in Ukraine and was looking for teak wood to purchase from Ghana. Over a period of time, Mazen Farakh sent Sunny Awamini millions of dollars for the export of the teak wood to him in Europe, but Sunny Awamini came up with all kinds of excuses as to why he had not been able to make the supply.

Sunny Awamini sent various fake documents from all kinds of State entities which he used to convince Mazen to keep sending money to him for his non-existent enterprise.

By:Kwaku Stephen

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