Man who threatened and demanded £100,000 jailed for 6 years – Leigh Hart prosecutes

June 9, 2022

Kwaku Achampong was charged with blackmail and fraud after sending manipulative and threatening texts, phone calls and letters to two victims. The defendant demanded large sums of money on numerous occasions resulting in him fraudulently gaining a sum of £160,000. Prosecuted by  Miss Leigh Hart, the defendant was sentenced  on Tuesday at Newport Isle of Wight Crown Court to 6 years imprisonment following earlier guilty pleas.  Isle of Wight police investigating team said, “Achampong travelled across the country to pursue these wicked deeds, and he will now pay the price for his involvement in this.”