A 30-year-old man in the United States, Terry Frempong-Manso, is reportedly facing charges in Perth Amboy for allegedly using fake identities to steal more than $250,000 worth of film equipment from companies in Arizona, Georgia and Indiana.
Some reports in Ghana indicate that the young man is Sarkodie’s event promoter in the US.
Reports indicate that he was arrested and charged on February 2, 2018. He was charged with one count of theft by deception, two counts of identity theft and 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.
Investigators have indicated that Terry allegedly placed online orders for the rental or purchase of film equipment from three film companies using fraudulent identities. He placed an order for $30,000 worth of equipment with a film company based in Chesterfield, Indiana and had it shipped to his home in Perth Amboy.
The police investigation has not concluded yet.