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Charge sheet against former MASCLOC Boss Sedina Tamakloe

IN THE SUPERIOR COURT OF JUDICATURE IN THE HIGH COURT OF JUSTICE CRIMINAL DIVISION ACCRA – A.D. 2019 Case No.

THE REPUBLIC VRS 1. SEDINA CHRISTINE TAMAKLOE ATTIONU 2. DANIEL AXIM

Count One

Statement of Offence Stealing contrary to section 124(1) of the Criminal Offences Act, 1960 (Act 29). Particulars of Offence Sedina Christine Tamakloe Attionu, on or about 28th August 2014 in Accra in the Greater-Accra Region dishonestly appropriated the sum of GH¢500,000.00 the property of Microfinance and Small Loans Centre (MASLOC).

Count Two

Statement of Offence Stealing contrary to section 124(1) of the Criminal Offences Act, 1960 (Act 29). Particulars of Offence Sedina Christine Tamakloe Attionu on or about 13th April 2016 in Accra in the Greater-Accra Region dishonestly appropriated the sum of GH¢84,000 the property of Microfinance and Small Loans Centre (MASLOC).

Count Three

Statement of Offence Stealing contrary to section 124(1) of the Criminal Offences Act, 1960 (Act 29). Particulars of Offence Sedina Christine Tamakloe Attionu on or about 21st April 2016 in Accra in the Greater-Accra Region dishonestly appropriated the sum of GH¢73,500 the property of Microfinance and Small Loans Centre (MASLOC).

Count Four

Statement of Offence Stealing contrary to section 124(1) of the Criminal Offences Act, 1960 (Act 29). Particulars of Offence Sedina Christine Tamakloe Attionu on or about 1st June 2016 in Accra in the Greater-Accra Region dishonestly appropriated the sum of GH¢126,000 the property of Microfinance and Small Loans Centre (MASLOC).

Count Five

Statement of Offence Conspiracy to commit crime namely stealing contrary to sections 23(1) and 124(1) of the Criminal Offences Act, 1960 (Act 29). Particulars of Offence 1) Sedina Christine Tamakloe Attionu 2) Daniel Axim on or about 16th June 2016 in Accra in the Greater-Accra Region agreed to act together with a common purpose to steal the sum of GH¢114,000 the property of Microfinance and Small Loans Centre (MASLOC).

Count Six

Statement of Offence Stealing contrary to section 124(1) of the Criminal Offences Act, 1960 (Act 29). Particulars of Offence 1) Sedina Christine Tamakloe Attionu 2) Daniel Axim on or about 16th June 2016 in Accra in the Greater-Accra Region dishonestly appropriated the sum of GH¢114,000 the property of Microfinance and Small Loans Centre (MASLOC).

Count Seven

Statement of Offence Conspiracy to commit crime namely stealing contrary to sections 23(1) and 124(1) of the Criminal Offences Act, 1960 (Act 29). Particulars of Offence 1) Sedina Christine Tamakloe Attionu 2) Daniel Axim between 14th and 15th July 2016 in Accra in the Greater-Accra Region agreed to act together with a common purpose to steal the sum of GH¢228,000 the property of Microfinance and Small Loans Centre (MASLOC).

Count Eight

Statement of Offence Stealing contrary to section 124(1) of the Criminal Offences Act, 1960 (Act 29). Particulars of Offence 1) Sedina Christine Tamakloe Attionu 2) Daniel Axim between 14th and 15th July 2016 in Accra in the Greater-Accra Region dishonestly appropriated the sum of GH¢228,000 the property of Microfinance and Small Loans Centre (MASLOC).

Count Nine

Statement of Offence Conspiracy to commit crime namely stealing contrary to sections 23(1) and 124(1) of the Criminal Offences Act, 1960 (Act 29). Particulars of Offence 1) Sedina Christine Tamakloe Attionu 2) Daniel Axim on or about 20th July 2016 in Accra in the Greater-Accra Region agreed to act together with a common purpose to steal the sum of GH¢204,000 the property of Microfinance and Small Loans Centre (MASLOC).

Count Ten

Statement of Offence Stealing contrary to section 124(1) of the Criminal Offences Act, 1960 (Act 29). Particulars of Offence 1) Sedina Christine Tamakloe Attionu 2) Daniel Axim on or about 20th July 2016 in Accra in the Greater-Accra Region dishonestly appropriated the sum of GH¢204,000 the property of Microfinance and Small Loans Centre (MASLOC).

Count Eleven

Statement of Offence Conspiracy to commit crime namely stealing contrary to sections 23(1) and 124(1) of the Criminal Offences Act, 1960 (Act 29). Particulars of Offence 1) Sedina Christine Tamakloe Attionu 2) Daniel Axim on or about 29th July 2016 in Accra in the Greater-Accra Region agreed to act together with a common purpose to steal the sum of GH¢192,000 the property of Microfinance and Small Loans Centre (MASLOC).

Count Twelve

Statement of Offence Stealing contrary to section 124(1) of the Criminal Offences Act, 1960 (Act 29). Particulars of Offence 1) Sedina Christine Tamakloe Attionu 2) Daniel Axim on or about 29th July 2016 in Accra in the Greater-Accra Region dishonestly appropriated the sum of GH¢192,000 the property of Microfinance and Small Loans Centre (MASLOC).

Count Thirteen

Statement of Offence Conspiracy to commit crime namely stealing contrary to sections 23(1) and 124(1) of the Criminal Offences Act, 1960 (Act 29). Particulars of Offence 1) Sedina Christine Tamakloe Attionu 2) Daniel Axim on or about 25th August 2016 in Accra in the Greater-Accra Region agreed to act together with a common purpose to dishonestly appropriate the sum of GH¢158,000 the property of Microfinance and Small Loans Centre (MASLOC).

Count Fourteen

Statement of Offence Stealing contrary to section 124(1) of the Criminal Offences Act, 1960 (Act 29). Particulars of Offence 1) Sedina Christine Tamakloe Attionu 2) Daniel Axim on or about 25th August 2016 in Accra in the Greater-Accra Region dishonestly appropriated the sum of GH¢158,000 the property of Microfinance and Small Loans Centre (MASLOC).

Count Fifteen

Statement of Offence Stealing contrary to section 124(1) of the Criminal Offences Act, 1960 (Act 29). Particulars of Offence 1) Sedina Christine Tamakloe Attionu on or about 31st August 2016 in Accra in the Greater-Accra Region dishonestly appropriated the sum of GH¢50,000 the property of Microfinance and Small Loans Centre (MASLOC).

Count Sixteen

Statement of Offence Conspiracy to commit crime namely stealing contrary to sections 23(1) and 124(1) of the Criminal Offences Act, 1960 (Act 29). Particulars of Offence 1) Sedina Christine Tamakloe Attionu 2) Daniel Axim on or about 28th September 2016 in Accra in the Greater-Accra Region agreed to act together with a common purpose to dishonestly appropriate the sum of GH¢162,000 the property of Microfinance and Small Loans Centre (MASLOC).

Count Seventeen

Statement of Offence Stealing contrary to section 124(1) of the Criminal Offences Act, 1960 (Act 29). Particulars of Offence 1) Sedina Christine Tamakloe Attionu 2) Daniel Axim on or about 28th September 2016 in Accra in the Greater-Accra Region dishonestly appropriated the sum of GH¢162,000 the property of Microfinance and Small Loans Centre (MASLOC).

Count Eighteen

Statement of Offence Conspiracy to commit crime namely stealing contrary to sections 23(1) and 124(1) of the Criminal Offences Act, 1960 (Act 29). Particulars of Offence 1) Sedina Christine Tamakloe Attionu 2) Daniel Axim on or about 9th November 2016 in Accra in the Greater-Accra Region agreed to act together with a common purpose to dishonestly appropriate the sum of GH¢138,000 the property of Microfinance and Small Loans Centre (MASLOC).

Count Nineteen

Statement of Offence Stealing contrary to section 124(1) of the Criminal Offences Act, 1960 (Act 29). Particulars of Offence 1) Sedina Christine Tamakloe Attionu 2) Daniel Axim on or about 9th November 2016 in Accra in the Greater-Accra Region dishonestly appropriated the sum of GH¢138,000 the property of Microfinance and Small Loans Centre (MASLOC).

Count Twenty

Statement of Offence Conspiracy to commit crime namely stealing contrary to sections 23(1) and 124(1) of the Criminal Offences Act, 1960 (Act 29). Particulars of Offence 1) Sedina Christine Tamakloe Attionu 2) Daniel Axim on or about 1st December 2016 in Accra in the Greater-Accra Region agreed to act together with a common purpose to dishonestly appropriate the sum of GH¢50,000 the property of Microfinance and Small Loans Centre (MASLOC).

Count Twenty-One

Statement of Offence Stealing contrary to section 124(1) of the Criminal Offences Act, 1960 (Act 29). Particulars of Offence 1) Sedina Christine Tamakloe Attionu 2) Daniel Axim on or about 1st December 2016 in Accra in the Greater-Accra Region dishonestly appropriated the sum of GH¢50,000 the property of Microfinance and Small Loans Centre (MASLOC).

Count Twenty-Two

Statement of Offence Conspiracy to commit crime namely stealing contrary to sections 23(1) and 124(1) of the Criminal Offences Act, 1960 (Act 29). Particulars of Offence 1) Sedina Christine Tamakloe Attionu 2) Daniel Axim on or about 5th December 2016 in Accra in the Greater-Accra Region agreed to act together with a common purpose to dishonestly appropriate the sum of GH¢178,000 the property of Microfinance and Small Loans Centre (MASLOC).

Count Twenty-Three

Statement of Offence Stealing contrary to section 124(1) of the Criminal Offences Act, 1960 (Act 29). Particulars of Offence 1) Sedina Christine Tamakloe Attionu 2) Daniel Axim on or about 5th December 2016 in Accra in the Greater-Accra Region dishonestly appropriated the sum of GH¢178,000 the property of Microfinance and Small Loans Centre (MASLOC).

Count Twenty-Four

Statement of Offence Stealing contrary to section 124(1) of the Criminal Offences Act, 1960 (Act 29). Particulars of Offence Sedina Christine Tamakloe Attionu on or about 31st March 2015 in Accra in the Greater-Accra Region dishonestly appropriated the sum of GH¢20,000 the property of Microfinance and Small Loans Centre (MASLOC).

Count Twenty-Five

Statement of Offence Stealing contrary to section 124(1) of the Criminal Offences Act, 1960 (Act 29). Particulars of Offence Sedina Christine Tamakloe Attionu on or about 1st April 2015 in Accra in the Greater-Accra Region dishonestly appropriated the sum of GH¢2,730 the property of Microfinance and Small Loans Centre (MASLOC).

Count Twenty-Six

Statement of Offence Stealing contrary to section 124(1) of the Criminal Offences Act, 1960 (Act 29). Particulars of Offence Sedina Christine Tamakloe Attionu on or about 19th August 2015 in Accra in the Greater-Accra Region dishonestly appropriated the sum of GH¢40,000 the property of Microfinance and Small Loans Centre (MASLOC).

Count Twenty-Seven

Statement of Offence Stealing contrary to section 124(1) of the Criminal Offences Act, 1960 (Act 29). Particulars of Offence Sedina Christine Tamakloe Attionu on or about 14th July 2015 in Accra in the Greater-Accra Region dishonestly appropriated the sum of GH¢40,000 the property of Microfinance and Small Loans Centre (MASLOC).

Count Twenty-Eight

Statement of Offence Stealing contrary to section 124(1) of the Criminal Offences Act, 1960 (Act 29). Particulars of Offence Sedina Christine Tamakloe Attionu on or about 14th July 2015 in Accra in the Greater-Accra Region dishonestly appropriated the sum of GH¢40,000 the property of Microfinance and Small Loans Centre (MASLOC).

Count Twenty-Nine

Statement of Offence Stealing contrary to section 124(1) of the Criminal Offences Act, 1960 (Act 29). Particulars of Offence Sedina Christine Tamakloe Attionu on or about 15th July 2015 in Accra in the Greater-Accra Region dishonestly appropriated the sum of GH¢20,000 the property of Microfinance and Small Loans Centre (MASLOC).

Count Thirty

Statement of Offence Stealing contrary to section 124(1) of the Criminal Offences Act, 1960 (Act 29). Particulars of Offence Sedina Christine Tamakloe Attionu on or about 12th August 2015 in Accra in the Greater-Accra Region dishonestly appropriated the sum of GH¢20,000 the property of Microfinance and Small Loans Centre (MASLOC).

Count Thirty-One

Statement of Offence Stealing contrary to section 124(1) of the Criminal Offences Act, 1960 (Act 29). Particulars of Offence Sedina Christine Tamakloe Attionu on or about 24th February 2016 in Accra in the Greater-Accra Region dishonestly appropriated the sum of GH¢21,000 the property of Microfinance and Small Loans Centre (MASLOC).

Count Thirty-Two

Statement of Offence Stealing contrary to section 124(1) of the Criminal Offences Act, 1960 (Act 29). Particulars of Offence Sedina Christine Tamakloe Attionu on or about 2nd March 2016 in Accra in the Greater-Accra Region dishonestly appropriated the sum of GH¢43,550 the property of Microfinance and Small Loans Centre (MASLOC).

Count Thirty-Three

Statement of Offence Stealing contrary to section 124(1) of the Criminal Offences Act, 1960 (Act 29). Particulars of Offence Sedina Christine Tamakloe Attionu on or about 11th August 2015 in Accra in the Greater-Accra Region dishonestly appropriated the sum of GH¢40,000 the property of Microfinance and Small Loans Centre (MASLOC).

Count Thirty-Four

Statement of Offence Stealing contrary to section 124(1) of the Criminal Offences Act, 1960 (Act 29). Particulars of Offence Sedina Christine Tamakloe Attionu on or about 13th June 2015 in Accra in the Greater-Accra Region dishonestly appropriated the sum of GH¢305,300 the property of Microfinance and Small Loans Centre (MASLOC).

Count Thirty-Five

Statement of Offence Stealing contrary to section 124(1) of the Criminal Offences Act, 1960 (Act 29). Particulars of Offence Sedina Christine Tamakloe Attionu on or about 21st June 2015 in Accra in the Greater-Accra Region dishonestly appropriated the sum of GH¢274,500 the property of Microfinance and Small Loans Centre (MASLOC).

Count Thirty-Six

Statement of Offence Wilfully Causing Financial Loss to the State contrary to section 179A(3)(a) of the Criminal Offences Act, 1960 (Act 29). Particulars of Offence Sedina Christine Tamakloe Attionu on or about 1st April 2015 in Accra in the Greater-Accra Region wilfully caused financial loss of GH¢2,730 to the State.

Count Thirty-Seven

Statement of Offence Wilfully Causing Financial Loss to the State contrary to section 179A(3)(a) of the Criminal Offences Act, 1960 (Act 29). Particulars of Offence Sedina Christine Tamakloe Attionu on or about 19th May 2015 in Accra in the Greater-Accra Region wilfully caused financial loss of GH¢40,000 to the State.

Count Thirty-Eight

Statement of Offence Wilfully Causing Financial Loss to the State contrary to section 179A(3)(a) of the Criminal Offences Act, 1960 (Act 29). Particulars of Offence Sedina Christine Tamakloe Attionu on or about 14th July 2015 in Accra in the Greater-Accra Region wilfully caused financial loss of GH¢40,000 to the State.

Count Thirty-Nine

Statement of Offence Wilfully Causing Financial Loss to the State contrary to section 179A(3)(a) of the Criminal Offences Act, 1960 (Act 29). Particulars of Offence Sedina Christine Tamakloe Attionu on or about 15th July 2015 in Accra in the Greater-Accra Region wilfully caused financial loss of GH¢20,000 to the State.

Count Forty

Statement of Offence Wilfully Causing Financial Loss to the State contrary to section 179A(3)(a) of the Criminal Offences Act, 1960 (Act 29). Particulars of Offence Sedina Christine Tamakloe Attionu on or about 11th August 2015 in Accra in the Greater-Accra Region wilfully caused financial loss of GH¢40,000 to the State.

Count Forty-One

Statement of Offence Wilfully Causing Financial Loss to the State contrary to section 179A(3)(a) of the Criminal Offences Act, 1960 (Act 29). Particulars of Offence Sedina Christine Tamakloe Attionu on or about 12th August 2015 in Accra in the Greater-Accra Region wilfully caused financial loss of GH¢20,000 to the State.

Count Forty-Two

Statement of Offence Wilfully Causing Financial Loss to the State contrary to section 179A(3)(a) of the Criminal Offences Act, 1960 (Act 29). Particulars of Offence Sedina Christine Tamakloe Attionu on or about 2nd March 2016 in Accra in the Greater-Accra Region wilfully caused financial loss of GH¢43,550 to the State.

Count Forty-Three

Statement of Offence Conspiracy to commit crime namely, Wilfully Causing Financial Loss to the State contrary to sections 23(1) and 179A(3)(a) of the Criminal Offences Act, 1960 (Act 29). Particulars of Offence 1) Sedina Christine Tamakloe Attionu 2) Daniel Axim on or about 13th April 2016 in Accra in the Greater-Accra Region agreed to act together with a common purpose to wilfully cause financial loss to the State.

Count Forty-Four

Statement of Offence Wilfully Causing Financial Loss to the State contrary to section 179A(3)(a) of the Criminal Offences Act, 1960 (Act 29). Particulars of Offence 1) Sedina Christine Tamakloe Attionu 2) Daniel Axim on or about 13th April 2016 in Accra in the Greater-Accra Region wilfully caused financial loss of GH¢84,000 to the State.

Count Forty-Five

Statement of Offence Conspiracy to commit crime namely, Wilfully Causing Financial Loss to the State contrary to sections 23(1) and 179A(3)(a) of the Criminal Offences Act, 1960 (Act 29). Particulars of Offence 1) Sedina Christine Tamakloe Attionu 2) Daniel Axim on or about 21st April 2016 in Accra in the Greater-Accra Region agreed to act together with a common purpose to wilfully cause financial loss to the State.

Count Forty-Six

Statement of Offence Wilfully Causing Financial Loss to the State contrary to section 179A(3)(a) of the Criminal Offences Act, 1960 (Act 29). Particulars of Offence 1) Sedina Christine Tamakloe Attionu 2) Daniel Axim on or about 21st April 2016 in Accra in the Greater-Accra Region, wilfully caused financial loss of GH¢73,500 to the State.

Count Forty-Seven

Statement of Offence Willfully Causing Financial Loss to the State contrary to section 179A(3)(a) of the Criminal Offences Act, 1960 (Act 29). Particulars of Offence Sedina Christine Tamakloe Attionu on or about 21st April 2016 in Accra in the Greater-Accra Region wilfully caused financial loss of GH¢186,000 to the State.

Count Fourty- Eight

Statement of Offence Conspiracy to commit crime namely, Wilfully Causing Financial Loss to the State contrary to sections 23(1) and 179A(3)(a) of the Criminal Offences Act, 1960 (Act 29). Particulars of Offence 1) Sedina Christine Tamakloe Attionu 2) Daniel Axim on or about 16th June 2016 in Accra in the Greater-Accra Region agreed to act together with a common purpose to wilfully cause financial loss to the State.

Count Fifty-One

Statement of Offence Wilfully Causing Financial Loss to the State contrary to section 179A(3)(a) of the Criminal Offences Act, 1960 (Act 29). Particulars of Offence 1) Sedina Christine Tamakloe Attionu 2) Daniel Axim on or about 16th June 2016 in Accra in the Greater-Accra Region, wilfully caused financial loss of GH¢114,000 to the State.

Count Fifty-Two

Statement of Offence Conspiracy to commit crime namely, Wilfully Causing Financial Loss to the State contrary to sections 23(1) and 179A(3)(a) of the Criminal Offences Act, 1960 (Act 29). Particulars of Offence 1) Sedina Christine Tamakloe Attionu 2) Daniel Axim between 14th and 15th July 2016 in Accra in the Greater-Accra Region agreed to act together with a common purpose to wilfully cause financial loss to the State.

Count Fifty-Three

Statement of Offence Wilfully Causing Financial Loss to the State contrary to section 179A(3)(a) of the Criminal Offences Act, 1960 (Act 29). Particulars of Offence 1) Sedina Christine Tamakloe Attionu 2) Daniel Axim between 14th and 15th July 2016 in Accra in the Greater-Accra Region wilfully caused financial loss of GH¢228,000 to the State.

Count Fifty-Four

Statement of Offence Conspiracy to commit crime namely, Wilfully Causing Financial Loss to the State contrary to sections 23(1) and 179A(3)(a) of the Criminal Offences Act, 1960 (Act 29). Particulars of Offence 1) Sedina Christine Tamakloe Attionu 2) Daniel Axim on or about 20th July 2016 in Accra in the Greater-Accra Region agreed to act together with a common purpose to wilfully cause financial loss to the State.

Count Fifty-Five

Statement of Offence Wilfully Causing Financial Loss to the State contrary to section 179A(3)(a) of the Criminal Offences Act, 1960 (Act 29). Particulars of Offence 1) Sedina Christine Tamakloe Attionu 2) Daniel Axim on or about 20th July 2016 in Accra in the Greater-Accra Region wilfully caused financial loss of GH¢204,000 to the State.

Count Fifty-Six

Statement of Offence Conspiracy to commit crime namely, Wilfully Causing Financial Loss to the State contrary to sections 23(1) and 179A(3)(a) of the Criminal Offences Act, 1960 (Act 29). Particulars of Offence 1) Sedina Christine Tamakloe Attionu 2) Daniel Axim on or about 29th July 2016 in Accra in the Greater-Accra Region agreed to act together with a common purpose to wilfully cause financial loss to the State.

Count Fifty-Seven

Statement of Offence Wilfully Causing Financial Loss to the State contrary to section 179A(3)(a) of the Criminal Offences Act, 1960 (Act 29). Particulars of Offence 1) Sedina Christine Tamakloe Attionu 2) Daniel Axim on about 29th July 2016 in Accra in the Greater-Accra Region wilfully caused financial loss of GH¢192,000 to the State.

Count Fifty-Eight

Statement of Offence Conspiracy to commit crime namely, Wilfully Causing Financial Loss to the State contrary to sections 23(1) and 179A(3)(a) of the Criminal Offences Act, 1960 (Act 29). Particulars of Offence 1) Sedina Christine Tamakloe Attionu 2) Daniel Axim on or about 25th August 2016 in Accra in the Greater-Accra Region agreed to act together with a common purpose to wilfully cause financial loss to the State.

Count Fifty-Nine Statement of Offence Wilfully Causing Financial Loss to the State contrary to section 179A(3)(a) of the Criminal Offences Act, 1960 (Act 29). Particulars of Offence 1) Sedina Christine Tamakloe Attionu 2) Daniel Axim on or about 25th August 2016 in Accra in the Greater-Accra Region wilfully caused financial loss of GH¢158,000 to the State.

Count Sixty

Statement of Offence Conspiracy to commit crime namely, Wilfully Causing Financial Loss to the State contrary to sections 23(1) and 179A(3)(a) of the Criminal Offences Act, 1960 (Act 29). Particulars of Offence 1) Sedina Christine Tamakloe Attionu 2) Daniel Axim on or about 28th September 2016 in Accra in the Greater-Accra Region agreed to act together with a common purpose to wilfully cause financial loss to the State.

Count Sixty-One

Statement of Offence Willfully Causing Financial Loss to the State contrary to section 179A(3)(a) of the Criminal Offences Act, 1960 (Act 29). Particulars of Offence 1) Sedina Christine Tamakloe Attionu 2) Daniel Axim on or about 28th September 2016 in Accra in the Greater-Accra Region wilfully caused financial loss of GH¢162,000 to the State.

Count Sixty-Two

Statement of Offence Conspiracy to commit crime namely, Wilfully Causing Financial Loss to the State contrary to sections 23(1) and 179A(3)(a) of the Criminal Offences Act, 1960 (Act 29). Particulars of Offence 1) Sedina Christine Tamakloe Attionu 2) Daniel Axim on or about 9th November 2016 in Accra in the Greater-Accra Region agreed to act together with a common purpose to wilfully cause financial loss to the State.

Count Sixty-Three

Statement of Offence Willfully Causing Financial Loss to the State contrary to section 179A(3)(a) of the Criminal Offences Act, 1960 (Act 29). Particulars of Offence 1) Sedina Christine Tamakloe Attionu 2) Daniel Axim on or about 9th November 2016 in Accra in the Greater-Accra Region wilfully caused financial loss of GH¢138,000 to the State.

Count Sixty-Four

Statement of Offence Willfully Causing Financial Loss to the State contrary to section 179A(3)(a) of the Criminal Offences Act, 1960 (Act 29). Particulars of Offence 1) Sedina Christine Tamakloe Attionu on or about 11th November 2016 in Accra in the Greater-Accra Region wilfully caused financial loss of GH¢69,012 to the State.

Count Sixty-Five

Statement of Offence Conspiracy to commit crime namely, Wilfully Causing Financial Loss to the State contrary to sections 23(1) and 179A(3)(a) of the Criminal Offences Act, 1960 (Act 29). Particulars of Offence 1) Sedina Christine Tamakloe Attionu 2) Daniel Axim on or about 1st December 2016 in Accra in the Greater-Accra Region agreed to act together with a common purpose to wilfully cause financial loss to the State.

Count Sixty-Six

Statement of Offence Willfully Causing Financial Loss to the State contrary to section 179A(3)(a) of the Criminal Offences Act, 1960 (Act 29). Particulars of Offence 1) Sedina Christine Tamakloe Attionu 2) Daniel Axim on or about 1st December 2016 in Accra in the Greater-Accra Region willfully caused financial loss of GH¢50,000 to the State.

Count Sixty-Seven

Statement of Offence Conspiracy to commit crime namely, Willfully Causing Financial Loss to the State contrary to sections 23(1) and 179A(3)(a) of the Criminal Offences Act, 1960 (Act 29). Particulars of Offence 1) Sedina Christine Tamakloe Attionu 2) Daniel Axim on or about 5th December 2016 in Accra in the Greater-Accra Region agreed to act together with a common purpose to willfully cause financial loss to the State.

Count Sixty-Eight

Statement of Offence Willfully Causing Financial Loss to the State contrary to section 179A(3)(a) of the Criminal Offences Act, 1960 (Act 29). Particulars of Offence 1) Sedina Christine Tamakloe Attionu 2) Daniel Axim on or about 5th December 2016 in Accra in the Greater-Accra Region wilfully caused financial loss of GH¢178,000 to the State.

Count Sixty-Nine

Statement of Offence Causing Loss to Public Property, contrary to section 2 of the Public Property Protection Act, 1977 (SMCD 140). Particulars of Offence Sedina Christine Tamakloe Attionu between December 2016 and August 2018 in Accra in the Greater-Accra Region with gross negligence, caused loss of GH¢4,072,210.5 to the State.

Count Seventy

Statement of Offence Causing Loss to Public Property, contrary to section 2 of the Public Property Protection Act, 1977 (SMCD 140). Particulars of Offence Sedina Christine Tamakloe Attionu between December 2016 and August 2018 in Accra in the Greater-Accra Region with gross negligence, caused loss of GH¢ 2,917,663 to the State.

Count Seventy-One

Statement of Offence Causing Loss to Public Property, contrary to section 2 of the Public Property Protection Act, 1977 (SMCD 140). Particulars of Offence Sedina Christine Tamakloe Attionu, between December 2016 and August 2018 in Accra in the Greater-Accra Region with gross negligence, caused loss of GH¢ 15,168,245to the State.

Count Seventy-Two

Statement of Offence Improper payment of public funds contrary to section 96(1)(c) of the Public Financial Management Act, 2016 (Act 921). Particulars of Offence Sedina Christine Tamakloe Attionu on or about 6th January 2017 in Accra in the Greater-Accra Region improperly paid to yourself the sum of GH¢164,038.28 which was not verified in line with existing procedures.

Count Seventy-Three

Statement of Offence Improper payment of public funds contrary to section 96(1)(c) of the Public Financial Management Act, 2016 (Act 921). Particulars of Offence Sedina Christine Tamakloe Attionu on or about 6th January 2017 in Accra in the Greater-Accra Region improperly paid the sum of GH¢109,705.38 to Mustapha Abubakar Batalima which was not verified in line with existing procedures.

Count Seventy-Four

Statement of Offence Unauthorised Commitment, resulting in a Financial Obligation for the Government contrary to section 96(1)(a) of the Public Financial Management Act, 2016 (Act 921). Particulars of Offence Sedina Christine Tamakloe Attionu between December 2016 and August 2018 in Accra in the Greater-Accra Region without authorisation, committed the Government of Ghana to a financial obligation of GH¢ 61,735,832.50.

Count Seventy-Five

Statement of Offence Money Laundering contrary to section 1(1)(c) of the Anti-Money Laundering Act, 2008 (Act 749). Particulars of Offence Sedina Christine Tamakloe Attionu on or about 28th August 2014 in Accra in the Greater-Accra Region took possession of the sum of GH¢500,000.00 the property of MASLOC knowing it to be proceeds of crime.

Count Seventy-Six

Statement of Offence Money Laundering contrary to section 1(1)(c) of the Anti-Money Laundering Act, 2008 (Act 749). Particulars of Offence 1) Sedina Christine Tamakloe Attionu 2) Daniel Axim between June and December 2016 in Accra in the Greater-Accra Region took possession of the sum of GH¢ 2,003,800 the property of MASLOC knowing it to be proceeds of crime.

Count Seventy-Seven

Statement of Offence Money Laundering contrary to section 1(1)(c) of the Anti-Money Laundering Act, 2008 (Act 749). Particulars of Offence 1) Sedina Christine Tamakloe Attionu 2) Daniel Axim between 13th and 21st June 2015 in Accra in the Greater-Accra Region took possession of the sum of GH¢579,800 the property of MASLOC knowing it to be proceeds of crime.

Count Seventy-Eight

Statement of Offence Money Laundering contrary to section 1(1)(c) of the Anti-Money Laundering Act, 2008 (Act 749). Particulars of Offence Sedina Christine Tamakloe Attionu between March 2015 and June 2016 in Accra in the Greater-Accra Region took possession of the sum of GH¢620,780 the property of MASLOC knowing it to be proceeds of crime.

Count Seventy-Nine

Statement of Offence

Contravention of the Public Procurement Act contrary to sections 92(1), and 40(1)(a) of the Public Procurement Act, 2003 (Act 663).

Particulars of Offence

Sedina Christine Tamakloe Attionu in December 2016 in Accra in the Greater-Accra Region procured the supply of 350 vehicles from Mac Autos & Spare Parts Ghana Ltd. using public funds without satisfying the prescribed conditions for single-source procurement.

Count EightyStatement of Offence

Contravention of the Public Procurement Act contrary to sections 92(1), and 14(1) (a) of the Public Procurement Act, 2003 (Act 663).

Particulars of Offence

Sedina Christine Tamakloe Attionu in December 2016 in Accra in the Greater-Accra Region procured the supply of 350 vehicles from Mac Autos & Spare Parts Ghana Ltd. using public funds without recourse to laid-down procurement provisions.

DATED AT THE OFFICE OF THE ATTORNEY-GENERAL, ACCRA THIS 30TH DAY OF JANUARY, 2019. YVONNE ATAKORA OBUOBISA DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC PROSECUTIONS FOR: ATTORNEY-GENERAL THE REGISTRAR HIGH COURT CRIMINAL DIVISION ACCRA

BRIEF FACTS

The 1st accused person, Sedina Christine Tamakloe Attionu, was the Chief Executive Officer of the Microfinance and Small Loans Centre (MASLOC) from November, 2013 to January, 2017. The 2nd accused person, Daniel Axim, is the former Operations Manager at MASLOC. MASLOC is a government agency set up to assist small and medium scale businesses with low interest loans. In 2017, the Economic and Organised Crime Office (EOCO) conducted investigations into certain fraudulent disbursement of MASLOC funds involving the 1st and 2nd accused persons.

Investigations revealed that in June 2014, MASLOC invested a sum of GH¢150,000 in Obaatanpa Micro-Finance Company Limited (Obaatanpa), a licenced Tier II microfinance company located at Ejura in the Ashanti Region. Thereafter, the 1st accused person offered Obaatanpa a further investment sum of GH¢500,000. As a result, a MASLOC Agricultural Development Bank (adb) cheque dated 24th July 2014 in the sum of GH¢500,000 was drawn in favour of Obaatanpa.

Soon after Obaatanpa received the MASLOC cheque, the 1st accused person informed the Board Chairman of Obaatanpa that the investment amount of GH¢500,000 would attract 24% interest. Obaatanpa decided to return the amount to MASLOC since the interest rate being demanded by the accused person was too high and unprofitable for its business and issued a cheque in refund of the loan amount.

Upon presentation of the cheque, the 1st accused person declined to accept the cheque and made a demand for a cash refund. A cash amount of GH¢500,000 was delivered to the 1st accused person by the Board Chairman of Obaatanpa on the night of 28th August 2014 at the Baatsona Total Filling Station located on the Spintex Road in Accra. By a letter dated 28th August 2014, the 1st accused person acknowledged receipt of the refund sum.

In 2015, per letters some of which were under the hand of the accused person, MASLOC made demands on Obaatanpa for the payment of interest on the principal investment sum of GH¢500,000. In response to the demands, Obaatanpa wrote a reminder to MASLOC concerning the payment of the loan amount and drew the 1st accused person’s attention to the unjustified demands whereupon the demands stopped.

In 2017, upon the assumption of office of a new Chief Executive of MASLOC a demand notice was again sent to Obaatanpa for the payment of accrued interest on the same investment sum of GH¢500,000 whereupon Obaatanpa once again informed MASLOC that the money had already been refunded since 2014. Investigations subsequently showed that MASLOC had no record of the amount having been paid to it and that the 1st accused person had appropriated the amount of GH¢500,000.

Investigations further revealed that in April 2016, the 1st accused person obtained approval of the MASLOC Board to utilize the sum of GH¢1,706,000 of MASLOC funds for a country wide sensitisation and monitoring programme for 85,300 beneficiaries of MASLOC loans. Each of the targeted 85,300 beneficiaries was to receive Twenty Ghana Cedis (GH¢20) to cover transportation and refreshment.

Between April and December 2016, upon the authority of the 1st accused person a total sum of GH¢1,816,000 withdrawn in tranches, was received by the 1st and 2nd accused persons even though approval had been given by the MASLOC Board for a sum of GH¢1,706,000.

Again investigations revealed that out of the sum of GH¢1,816,000 only GH¢1,300 was spent on refreshment for some beneficiaries in the Volta, Greater-Accra and Brong-Ahafo Regions only and that no programme whatsoever took place in the other seven regions.

Investigations also revealed that prior to the Board’s approval, the first accused person also appropriated GHC 246,280 meant for training, sensitization and financial Literacy.

Investigations further disclosed that in 2013, following a fire disaster at the Kantamanto Market, the then President John Mahama directed MASLOC to provide an assistance of GH¢1,465,035 to victims of the fire disaster. The money was however to be disbursed through Dwadifo Adamfo Savings and Loans Company Limited (Dwadifo Adamfo). Investigations showed that the 1st accused person appropriated GH¢579,800 out of the sum of GH¢1,465,035.

In August 2016, the 1st accused person on behalf of MASLOC wrote to the Public Procurement Authority (PPA) for approval to procure vehicles from Mac Autos and Spare Parts Ltd (Mac Autos) for the GPRTU using the single source method under the Public Procurement Act. In October 2016, the PPA wrote back to MASLOC requesting MASLOC to furnish it with financial arrangement approved by the Ministry of Finance. On 5th December 2016, the then Minister of Finance wrote to the PPA to confirm financial arrangements which were being put in place for the purchase of vehicles. Without any approval from PPA , the 1st accused person signed a contract with Mac Autos on 6th December, 2016 to supply MASLOC with 350 vehicles comprising of 150 Chevy Aveo Saloon, 100 Chevy Sparklite and 33 Seater Isuzu Buses. MASLOC applied for a tax waiver on all the vehicles. The unit price offered by Mac Autos to MASLOC for the Chevy Aveo was GH¢74,495 ($18,883.39), however investigations revealed that the actual retail price Mac offered for the same model within the same year without duty was GH¢47,346.93 ($12,009.91). The unit price offered for the Chevy Sparklite was GHC 65,095.00 ($16,500.63) when the actual price offered by Mac Autos within that same period without duty was GH¢35,918.37 ($9,104.77). For the Isuzu 33 seater buses the unit price offered to MASLOC was GH¢445,560 ($112,942.96) but the actual retail price without duty was GH¢293,877.55 ($74,493.67).

Again, in November 2016, MASLOC procured 200 pieces of Samsung B310 mobile dual sim phones under a project called PINCO Project Market Survey. Investigations revealed that although the actual open market price of the phones was GH¢24,400, the 1st accused person purchased them at the inflated the price of GH¢93,412.

Investigations also revealed that, in January 2017, the 1st accused person, without the requisite approval and authorisation, caused to be paid to herself and her deputy, one Mustapha Abubakar Batalima, the sums of GH¢135,592.33 and GH¢82,218.76 respectively as ex gratia. Furthermore, in the same month, the 1st accused person caused to be paid to herself and her deputy cash payments in the sums of GH¢28,445.94 and GH¢27,486.62 respectively, purportedly in lieu of leave in contravention of the law.

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