Tamale fraud boy arrested over $10 million scam
Maxwell Peter, a known cyber fraudster within the Tamale Metropolis has been arrested in connection with $10 million gold scam that has rocked the country.
The suspect, who is noted for using a luxurious fleet of cars was arrested at his home in Tamale by a combined team of security personnel from the Economic and Organised Crime Office (EOCO) and Bureau of National Investigations (BNI) last weekend, handcuffed and taken to Accra.
Described as the ‘Sakawa King’ of Tamale, Maxwell Peter show of wealth and extravagant lifestyle is not new to residents of the town as he is reported to have built and lived in one of the much talked about houses in the area.
According to facts available, Maxwell and his cohorts reportedly used dubious means of defrauding a US-based company of 10 million dollars under the guise of supplying it with gold bars but failed.