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Nigeria’s “Most wanted” female fraudster caught in Ghana after 9 months on the run



Bridget Enchill Obeng, a Nigerian woman dubbed “notorious Nigerian
Female Serial fraudster”, has been finally apprehended by the Criminal
Investigation Department (CID) of the Ghana Police Service after
reportedly playing hide-and-seek with the police for nine months.

She is said to have defrauded over 10 victims under the pretext of selling vehicles to them.

Bridget Enchill Obeng aka Naana was busted at Baah Yard, Awoshie, Accra.

Reports from Ghana say the police had earlier arrested a woman
suspected to be Enchill Obeng at Osu on May 14, 2017, but upon
investigations the law enforcers realized that it was a mistaken
identity; and on the orders of the Director General in-charge of CID,
COP Bright Oduro, she was granted bail.

Upon a tip-off, Enchill was later busted by the Osu police in another
case and was later handed over to the CID for investigation.

According to the police, more law enforcement officials – the Tesano,
Adabraka, Teshie and Airport police are also investigating her for

Modus Operandi

The Director in-Charge of Operations at the CID headquarters in
Accra, ACP Peter Gyimah, told DAILY GUIDE that Enchill Obeng, who
operated with the name Naana, displays various vehicles for sale with
her contact numbers on them.

When interested persons contact her, she then arranges to either meet
them or asks her accomplices to do so and in the process, takes from
prospective buyers monies ranging from GH¢9,000 to GH¢50,000 and
absconds, leaving the victims to their fate.

Enchill Obeng, according to ACP Gyimah, takes the buyers to other persons she claims are the real owners of the vehicles.

After the money has been paid, Enchill and her cohorts then present
the victims with fake car keys and documents and asks them to go for the

When the victims get to where the supposed vehicles are parked, they will not find them (vehicles).

When they return to the place where the money was paid, they do not meet anybody.

Police investigations have revealed that the suspect and her
accomplices often use apartments with owners outside the country or
hospitals for their nefarious activities.

Six of the victims of Enchill Obeng told the police that their monies
were collected at the Korle-Bu Teaching, 37 Military and the Ridge
Hospitals, reports.