Sarkodie’s promoter in police grips over $250,000 credit card fraud

A 30-year-old Ghanaian based in the United States of America, Terry Frempong- Masson, has been arrested for $250,000 credit card fraud, according to mycentraljersey.com.

Terry Frempong-Masson is a Ghanaian promoter whose business is to fly Ghanaian stars to the United States to perform at events at Apollo Theater and other popular places.

Sarkodie, Shatta Wale, Nkansah Lil Win and many other Ghanaian artistes have benefited from his promotions.

Terry Frempong-Masson was arrested on February 2, 2018 and charged with the following: “One count of theft by deception, two counts of identity theft, one count of receiving stolen property, one count of money laundering, one count of conspiracy to commit theft by deception, and one count of criminal attempt to commit theft by deception.”

Terry Frempong-Masson was arrested and charged with using fraudulent means to steal more than $250,000 worth of film equipment.

The outcome of investigations conducted by Perth Amboy Sgt. Mabner Terron and Middles*x County Prosecutor’s Office Detective Christopher Pennis stated that: “Between January 19 and February 2, Frempong-Masson allegedly placed online orders for the rental or purchase of film equipment from three film companies.

“Using a fraudulent identity, Frempong-Masson placed an order for $30,000 worth of film equipment with a film company based in Chesterfield, Indiana, and had the order shipped to his home in Perth Amboy’s Harbortown housing complex.

“He is also alleged to have placed a $114,000 rental order with an Arizona-based film equipment company for delivery to his Perth Amboy home.

“In addition, Frempong-Masson traveled to Atlanta to receive more than $130,000 worth of rental equipment from another film company that was acquired allegedly using a fake identity”.

 

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