Finally speaking about the purported £15 million seizure by a Ghanaian politician is the UK’s HMRC.

By flymultimediaghana Mar24,2024
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Fact-Check Ghana’s inquiry has shown that the UK authorities have not denied seizing or looking into a staggering £15 million being laundered by a politically exposed Ghanaian, despite previous reports to the contrary.

Finally speaking about the purported £15 million seizure by a Ghanaian politician is the UK's HMRC.
Finally speaking about the purported £15 million seizure by a Ghanaian politician is the UK’s HMRC.

Since Bright Simons, Vice President of Policy Think Tank at IMANI Africa, posted on social media that an enormous amount had been detained by UK airport customs, there have been a lot of rumors.

There are unfounded rumors going around in Accra about a politically exposed Ghanaian bigshot confronting British airport customs officials about millions of pounds being transported through the UK without the required documentation.

frantically searching everywhere for reliable sources,”According to Bright Simons on X

In a bid to clear the speculations after over a week of uncertainty, citinewsroom.com published a story on Monday, March 18, saying its sources in the UK had denied the rumours.

The media outlet added, “The two agencies stated that they have no record of any such amount seized from any Ghanaian following checks by Citi FM from both agencies to verify the claims.”

But on the same day, Fact-Check Ghana called the UK’s His Majesty’s Revenue & Customs (HMRC) office to get further information on the rumors and the media coverage, which was then shared by other Ghanaian media sites.

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