The Economic and Organised Crime Office (EOCO) has retrieved stolen imported vehicles counting 37.
EOCO in a statement said they investigated in collaboration with the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP).
In a release signed by the Head/Public Affairs Executive Director for EOCO, Faustina Lartey on 13th December 2022, the agency said in their Intelligence-led operation by collaborators, the team retrieved stolen luxury vehicles per the specifications they have on 9th December 2022 in Accra.
The retrieved vehicles are suspected to be stolen from the States and Canada down to Ghana. According to the press release, the vehicles were retrieved from some garages in Accra. Also, 10 suspects have been arrested in connection to the syndicate, questioned, and granted bail.
EOCO after the investigation has urged prospective buyers to conduct due diligence before the purchase of vehicles.
They also promise to update the general public on further developments after investigations on the case.
The Economic and Organised Crime Office (EOCO) is a specialized agency established by EOCO Act 2010 (Act 804) to monitor and investigate economic and organised crime and on the authority of the Attorney General prosecute these offences to recover the proceeds of crime.
As part of the functions of the Office, it co-operates with relevant foreign or international agencies in furtherance of its objectives.