Philip Addison, a leading lawyer for the ruling government New Patriotic Party, is under investigation by the Criminal Investigative Department for his role in defrauding a gaming company.

In a letter signed by the first directors of Merlin Gaming Ghana Limited, Eric Gbeho and Peter Nkegbe on  Monday 23, November, told the police that the renowned lawyer was involved in a conspiracy to defraud them.

Mr.Addison, who marveled the country during the 2012 election petition is accused, by the two people for 

“his false impersonation as a company officer and for the aiding and abetting role that he played in assisting his client, one Frank Techie-Menson in committing various acts of forgery with the intent to defraud the company.”