James Taylor, owner of Adom Savings and Loans and five other people have been arrested by the police for hacking into a banking system attempting to transfer GH₵ 46,129,473 to eight other people.
The six include James Taylor a former banker, owner of Adom Sika Savings and Loans Limited and a web developer, Moro Issah, Hudu Abdul Mumuni, Emmanuel Adams, Agbenu Fefous Chrissy and Sam Acquah.
Boateng Mends and another by name “Pussy Cat” are however on the run.
The Director of the Cybercrime Unit of the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP) Dr Gustav Herbert Yankson narrated that on July 2, 2020, a report was received by the Unit that, someone had illegally transferred money to eight individuals by logging into the banking software with the ID of a staff who had gone on leave.
He said upon investigation, Chrissy and Issah were arrested at Dansoman, Mumuni was arrested at First Atlantic Bank-Ridge, Adams at Fidelity Bank at Madina as they had all gone to withdraw the monies transferred into their account.
Dr. Yankson said, investigation revealed that, Mends and Pussy Cat were part of the group to have committed the act.
The suspects are however on police enquiry bail as investigations are ongoing