The Criminal Investigations Department of the Police Service has arrested two members of a syndicate producing fake voters ID card for sale.
It follows a Starr News exposé about the activities of the syndicate which operates at Abeka Lapaz in Accra under the guise of providing printing and photocopying services.
The production of the fake cards secretly takes place in the inner chamber of the Palnamat Grafiks Company. last week, a staff of Proton Security Services Limited, whose name was given as Belinda obtained one of the fake voters ID cards from the syndicate for fifty Cedis only for her employers to detect it was fake when it submitted for the payment of her salary.
Following this revelation, Peter Owusu and Belinda’s employees launched investigations into the activities and got another employee to place a request for ID card with a wrong name and a wrong date of birth but succeeded in getting the fake card because he could afford the GHC30 negotiated.
A complaint was then filed with the Police for the arrest of members of the syndicate.
Investigations revealed that patrons of their services include internet fraudsters who liaise with some bankers to obtain confidential information on money transfers and obtain cards bearing the name of the supposed receivers.