Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?


FBI investigates former Ghanaian minister

Cecilia Abena Dapaah

The FBI and the Office of Ghana’s Special Prosecutor (OSP) are looking into the assets and financial transactions of embattled former minister Cecilia Abena Dapaah and her associates in the United States.

In a post on social media app X, the OSP said: “This collaborative effort is to ascertain the lawfulness of Dapaah and her associates’ wealth, both in the context of their funds transitioning from Ghana to the United States and vice versa.”

The former sanitation minister is currently under investigation by the OSP on allegations of corruption and corruption-related offences stemming from the discovery of over $1m in cash at her residence.

Advertisement. Scroll to continue reading.

The money came to public attention after it was stolen by two domestic staff – and Dapaah herself called the police.

She was forced to resign when some Ghanaians and MPs questioned the source of the money.

The former sanitation minister is now reported to have filed an application in court seeking to stop the Office of the Special Prosecutor from investigating her and her husband.

Dapaah denies all allegations.

Advertisement. Scroll to continue reading.

You May Also Like


The FBI seized Mayor Eric Adams’ electronics early this week as part of a federal corruption probe tied to his 2021 campaign, according to...


Ghanaian MPs have said Health Minister Kwaku Agyeman Manu should appear before parliament next week to answer questions about the five-month closure of the...


Ghana’s national security ministry has defended the actions of its personnel who have been accused of brutality against civilians in an operation in the...


Ghana has deposited seeds in the Arctic Circle’s Svalbard Global Seed Vault known as “doomsday vault” in an attempt to ensure the long-term protection...

Copyright © 2018-2023 The African Press