Five companies have been apprehended by the Ghana Investment Promotion Centre (GIPC) and the Ghana Police Service, have apprehended for presenting forged documents as part of moves to register their companies.
A statement released by GIPC failed to name these companies but said that the cases involved Falsification of Registrar General’s documents, and forgery of GIPC Certificates; as well as Forged Bank of Ghana foreign equity confirmation letters.
The statement said added, the forgery of the Registrar General’s Department documents and GIPC Certificates, involved two companies.
According to the statement, one of the companies is currently being prosecuted by the GIPC in Court while the second company is being investigated by the Police.
The statement on the case involving the submission of forged Bank of Ghana equity confirmation letters, said out that the three companies involved mentioned in their caution statements to the Police that a staff member of the GIPC assisted them in preparing the documents for submission.
The said staff member has been invited by the Police and is assisting with the investigations.
Meanwhile, two of the companies involved in the forged Bank of Ghana equity confirmation letters are also among four Companies which have cases pending before the Court for failure to register with the GIPC.