Six suspects sought in 'Black Money Scam'

Posted at 12:57 PM, Sep 19, 2016
and last updated 2016-09-20 10:25:28-04

The Arizona Attorney General's Office is looking for six people accused of running a "black money" scam in Arizona.

The scam reportedly promises victims a large amount of currency that is dyed black to avoid detection by authorities and a chemical that returns the dyed money to its original form. In reality, the money is black construction paper and the chemical is vitamin C and water.

Officials say the suspects often target victims who aren't likely to report the scam.

Warrants have been issued for the arrest of six suspects involved in the scam who have been charged with attempted fraudulent schemes, illegally conducting an enterprise and criminal possession of a forgery device.

They have been identified as Diamond Prempeh, Mousa Toure, Angel Latrice Cowen, Samuel S. Johnson, Michael Gray (Kennah Morris) and Ali V. Konneh.

Suspects in these type of scams are known to travel across the country and the world.