Several Liberians who walked into the offices of GNN-Liberia in central Monrovia are calling on the Liberia National Police launch for a hunt for a Ghanaian National identified as Nana Oporku Obrepong Dwumoh who in hidden after collecting thousands of United States Dollars under the pretext that he own a rental real estate business in Monrovia.
The victims in tears told our reporter how they were duped by the Ghanaian who claimed to be a real estate owner in Monrovia, and had same available for rental purpose on the Congo Town Road, this impression, according to the victims criminally and convinced them to page huge United States Dollars with the hope of securing for them apartments which he said were already furnished.
“This man whose look appeared to be responsible misled us to know that he is indeed a hardcore criminal, he sent us only messages on WhatsApp given us assurances that the money he received our apartments are ready for us,” one of the victims who claimed that she paid Two Thousand Nine Hundred United States Dollars ($US2, 900.00) cried in tears for her money.
Another victim speaking about her plight, said she was compelled to give similar cash to the man, because where she is our landlord was asking her to turn over the house, because the real owner was coming home from the United States, adding, “For this I was able to use my shop income to paid US2, 900.00 to this man because I was desperate in securing another apartment, with this, I don’t know what to do”. She cried to our reporter.
Prior to the women complaint about the ill-treatment mounted against them, our reporter visited the purported Nana Oporku Obrepong Dwumoh housing units which he claimed were located on the Congo Town Back Road, but unfortunately our reporter could not locate the area, even residents who our reporter talked to described Nana Oporku Obrepong Dwumoh as 419 individual who goes around lying to people that he has apartments for rent.
According to two of his victims, Liberians residing in the United States, and the United Kingdom who spoke to the GNN tearfully said they gave this purported Ghanaian businessman, Nana Oporku Obrepong Dwumoh or Ricky hundreds of United States Dollars from them, and is yet to be found.
One of the victims a male Liberian residing in Maryland, the United States in a rather frustrated tune said he gave the purported businessman US$2,700.00 with the aim of getting him an apartment in Monrovia, and said up to present he the apartment in question is yet to be found.
“In fact, the address he gave on the Congo Town Road is yet to be located, we understand, this guy has left Monrovia for Ghana with the money we paid him for apartment”, the victim speaking to our reporter via mobile phone said.
A WhatsApp number of Mr. Dwumoh in the possession of this outlet which was called several times aimed at verifying the information given out by the would be victims of his dubious game did not go through, while another number in our possession was however, by an individual to be the caretaker of Mr. Dwumoh’s properties in Liberia.
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