On 29th July 2014 The Bureau of National Investigations, BNI arrested the Director of the Kessben Group of Companies, Mr.Stephen Boateng for alleged fraud and money laundering.
Four years down the memory lane The Chief Executive Officer of the Kessben Group of Companies Mr Stephen Boateng in an exclusive interview with Malvin Yaw Adu Boakye popularly known as Omanhene on Kessben TV/FM, The Kessben Group CEO tagged his picking up on that faithful day as his biggest challenge in his business life.
The transaction that led to his arrest for allegedly involving in that frivolous money laundering allegation was carried out through Stanbic bank a multi national bank of the highest repute.The Kessben Group CEO said he could not come to terms as to why he was picked up by the BNI and not even a single person from Stanbic Bank was picked up for questioning to ascertain the veracity of the money laundering allegation.
The CEO saw his arrest as political because after eight days the investigative body could not get evidence to prove him guilty of any money laundering and added that he has not alligned himself to any political party and as a Ghanaian he has always exercised his franchise when it comes to elections.
He however thanked Ghanaians accross the length and breadth of the country for their prayers four years ago when he was released by the BNI.
Below is the full video interview in Twi Language of the CEO’s biggest Challenge in his business life :