Faith Mensah Tekpor was arrested and put before court in 2013 after he had duped several women of various sums of monies, but the conman absconded after he was granted bail. He has however been arrested again after a long search.
His arrest was confirmed in a statement released by the Ghana Police Service signed by its Director of Public Affairs, DSP Sheila Kessie Abayie-Buckman, on Friday, 10 August.
According to the statement, Mr. Tekpor used different names such as “Dr Jeff Alvin Addow”, “Dr Alvin Owusu”, “Dr Alvin Annan”, “Dr Fiifi Owusu”, “Dr Collins Amoah” and “Dr Alvin Mensah”, to defraud unsuspecting victims, mostly women.
The suspect who according to the police has“normally operated within Accra, Sakumono and Tema” had “jumped court bail and was listed as a wanted person following the issue of a bench warrant.
The statement further stated that the suspect's "modus operandi was " posing as a medical practitioner, approaches and propose to a woman 'pursue her to keep as a 'girlfriend' with a potential of a lasting relationship. He records his sexual encounters with the women, whether known to them or not.
"In the course of the relationship, he fabricates stories for the girlfriends to lend him money with the promise to refund. When the money lent to him has become quite substantial, he begins to blackmail her victims with the recording of their sexual encounter," the statement said.
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Faith Mensah Tekpor was arrested and put before court in 2013 after he had duped several women of various sums of monies, but the conman absconded after he was granted bail
He is currently in Police custody helping in further investigation.