A 30-year-old Ghanaian US-based promoter Terry Frempong is facing charges for allegedly using fake identities to fraud more than $250,000 worth of film equipment from companies in Arizona, Georgia, and Indiana.
Terry Frempong-Masson is well known to be Ghanaian Promoter and events organizer who fly Ghanaian stars over to the United States to perform at Apollo Theather and other popular joints.
Talking of the likes of Sarkodie, Shatta Wale, Kwadwo Nkansah Lil win and much more have been sent abroad for events through Mr. Terry.
Mr. Terry was arrested and charged with using fake identities to steal more than $250,000 worth of film equipment.
According to www.mycentraljersey.com, Terry Frempong-Masson who is 30 years, was arrested and charged Feb. 2 with one count of theft by deception, two counts of identity theft, 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, according to Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew Carey and Perth Amboy Police Chief Roman McKeon.
The source added that he was charged based on a joint investigation by the Perth Amboy Police Department, the Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office, New Jersey State Police Cyber Crimes Unit, Homeland Security Investigations-Newark, New Jersey Postal Service and the New York Police Department.
According to an investigation by Perth Amboy Sgt. Mabner Terron and Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office Detective Christopher Pennis, between Jan. 19 and Feb. 2, Frempong-Masson allegedly placed online orders for the rental or purchase of film equipment from three film companies using fraudulent identities.
Using a fraudulent identity, Frempong-Masson placed an order for $30,000 worth of film equipment with a film company based in Chesterfield, Indiana, and had the order shipped to his home in Perth Amboy’s Harbortown housing complex.
He allegedly also placed a $114,000 rental order with an Arizona-based film equipment company for delivery to his Perth Amboy home. In addition, Frempong-Masson traveled to Atlanta to receive more than $130,000 worth of rental equipment from another film company that was acquired allegedly using a fake identity.