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Sierra Leone News: 29-yr old steals over Le100 million in visa scam

Ansumana Fofanah, 29, yesterday, was sent to the Male Correctional Centre for falsely obtaining over Le100 million from eight people. Fofanah falsely offered entry visas to Germany.
The accused was arraigned before presiding Magistrate Binneh Kamara, of Court No.1. Fofanah was charged with eight charges ranging from Conspiracy to Defraud and Obtaining Money by False Pretence.
Between 1 February and 28 March, 217, Fofanah, it is alleged, conspired with other unknown people to defraud would-be travellers; Fatmata Kargbo, Abubakarr Kanu, Bridjet S. Kamara, Fatmata Kanu, Osman Kallay, Hawa James, Amadu Kakay, Jennifer Kargbo and Taiwo Williams.
The accused obtained the sum of Le19 million from Fatmata Kargbo, Le28 million from Abubakarr Kanu, almost Le4 million from Amadu Kakay, Le13,750,000 from Bridjet Kamara, over Le5 million from Osman Kallay, and Le7,700,000 from Taiwo Williams.
The matter has been adjourned to 28 April 2017.
By Emmanuella Kallon
Friday  April 21, 2017.

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