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Don’t create problems for yourselves – EOCO warns UT Bank directors

As at Wednesday morning, former directors of the defunct UT Bank were yet to appear before the Economic and Organized Crime Office (EOCO), despite a public summons. Speaking to Citi News’ Umaru Sanda Amadu, the Executive Director of EOCO, K. K. Amoah, said the directors in question had until 5:00pm today to report. Without providing details, he said his team would ...

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EOCO invites UT, Capital Bank directors over collapse

Former Directors of defunct UT Bank will this morning [Wednesday], appear before the Economic and Organized Crime Office (EOCO) to answer questions on their roles in the bank’s collapse. This follows findings of an investigative report on the collapse of the bank which was submitted to the Bank of Ghana. Former Directors of Capital Bank which also collapsed alongside UT ...

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EOCO ends probe into $72m SSNIT software scandal, heads to roll

SSNIT office

The Economic and Organized Crimes Office [EOCO], has completed its investigations into the controversial $72 million digitization project executed by the Social Security and National Insurance Trust (SSNIT). According to the Acting Chief Executive Officer of EOCO, ACP K. K. Amoah, the docket has been forwarded to the Attorney-General for scrutiny and advice. EOCO started investigating SSNIT in August 2017 ...

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EC member orders Charlotte Osei to convene meeting

A member of the Electoral Commission, Ebenezer Aggrey-Fyyn, has given the Chairperson of the Commission, Charlotte Osei up to close of business tomorrow [Friday] February 23, 2018, to convene a meeting of the Commission or face legal action. The meeting, according to Mr. Aggrey-Fynn, is to enable the members take decisions on the operations of the electoral management body. The ...

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EOCO staff donate blood to Korle-Bu Blood Bank

Staff of the Economic and Organised Crime Office [EOCO], have donated blood for the Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital Blood Bank. According to the Head of Administration at EOCO, Seidu Adams, they were inspired to do this after one of their colleagues urgently needed blood, and they had to fall on some staff members for help. He said the initiative also forms ...

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Reinstate me now, else… – EC Finance director fumes

The embattled Finance Director of the Electoral Commission, Joseph Kwaku Asamoah, has through his lawyers, written to the Commission to immediately reinstate him or face his wrath. Citi News sources say the letter, which was copied to the Economic and Organised Crimes Office (EOCO), maintains that Mr. Kwaku-Asamoah is currently not under investigation, and must not be restrained from performing ...

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We haven’t cleared EC’s Opoku Amankwah – EOCO

The Economic and Organized Crime Office [EOCO], has rejected media reports suggesting that it has cleared the Deputy Chairperson of the Electoral Commission in charge of Corporate Services, Georgina Opoku Amankwah of any wrongdoing following a probe into the  GHc480,000 believed to have gone missing from the EC’s Senior Staff Endowment Fund. “We wish to emphatically and categorically state that ...

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EOCO to release findings on EC’s Opoku Amankwah in 14-days

The Economic and Organised Crime Office, EOCO, has asked lawyers for embattled Deputy Chairperson of the Electoral Commission, Georgina Opoku Amankwah, to give them two weeks to come up with their findings on their client. This was among the major issues discussed at a meeting between officials of the EOCO and Madam Amankwaah’s lawyers after a near clash on Monday. Officials ...

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EOCO arrests 2 Ghanaians for money laundering, romance scam

The Economic and Organised Crime Office (EOCO) has arrested two Ghanaians and a UK-based accomplice over allegations of trade-based money laundering and romance fraud. According to EOCO, over 16 British have fallen victim to the fraud which involves about £5 million The suspects, Moro Musah and Sabina Adzre, allegedly operate with UK-based Opoku Agyeman, who is believed to be a ...

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Fire destroys records at Maritime Authority ahead of EOCO audit

Records of the Ghana Maritime Authority (GMA), some dating back to 2002, were destroyed when fire gutted parts of the authority’s head office in Accra. The incident took place a day ahead of an Economic and Organised Crime Office (EOCO) forensic audit into the operations of the authority. Fire gutted the finance department of the GMA last Wednesday, destroying every ...

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