Emmanuel Sakyi Afriyie is a 25 year old banker who stole from several customers including a dead IGP and a dead judge.
The heartless greedy young man used parts of the money to buy a mobile phone, Iphone 14 Pro Max, a vehicle, Toyota Camry, moved some to his account in another bank and that of his accomplices’ accounts – 17 in total – in various banks and their mobile money accounts.
He bought an airplane ticket and had planned to abscond to Dubai in the United Arab Emirates with his girlfriend
The security agencies moved fast, put a trail on him and arrested him at the Kotoka International Airport on June 4, 2023.
Emmanuel allegedly secretly used a mobile phone to film his boss while she was entering her password and later watched the footage to know the password the boss was using.
He then used the two months period to move the monies from the customers’ accounts.
The 25-year-old Emmanuel Sakyi Afriyie has since been put before court together with some of his accomplices and remanded in custody. His accomplices have however been granted bail.
He is facing charges on various crimes, including stealing and conspiracy together with some of his accomplices.
Emmanuel alone is facing additional charges of forgery of other documents and falsification of accounts, bringing the total charges levelled against him to 13.
Eleven other suspected accomplices are however on the run.
The police are investigating the case further. He is to reappear in the court presided over by Ellen Ofei-Ayeh on June 16, 2023.
He pleaded not guilty to the offences.