The Economic and Organised Crime Office (EOCO) are calling on the public to ignore a viral video on social media which sort to damage the reputation of its Executive Director, K.K. Amoah and staff.
The video by one KOD who alleges that EOCO and its head has no moral right to seize the assets of Nana Appiah Mensah aka NAM1 has gone viral.
He also accused the EOCO boss and his staff of being bribed by NAM1 and that has led to the agency not showing much interest in the Menzgold saga.
But in a statement signed by Jacqueline Avotri, Public Affairs Director of the Office, they described the video as “malicious and slanderous.”
“The video is malicious and slanderous with the aim of destroying the image of the Office and the reputation of the Executive Director. The supposed brother (KOD) of Nana Appiah Mensah has no basis for his allegations. We wish to state clearly that statement is totally false,” the statement said.
The statement denied saying neither Mr Amoah nor any member of the staff “has in no time received cash of any denomination, nor mobile phones, nor 4x4 Land Cruisers from Nana Appiah.”
According to EOCO, the freezing of assets belonging to the gold dealership firm and its associated companies has incurred the wrath of beneficiaries of the assets which might have prompted such action.
“The video and its alleged content will not deter the Office from retrieving and preserving the assets owned by Menzgold and its Associate Companies,” it said.
EOCO therefore assured the public that it will perform its duty of securing the assets of Menzgold and its associated companies in accordance with its mandate as confirmed by the court.