Liberia: Criminals Vandalize APSCO offices


Monrovia – Some unknown men on November 30, at midnight stormed and subsequently vandalized the American Procurement Services Corporation-Liberia (APSCO) head office located at the corner of Warren Street and Camp Johnson Road in Monrovia.

Speaking to the media Thursday at APSCO office in Monrovia, the senior advisor of the company, Mr. Sherlock Mahn said the unknown men broke into the offices of APSCO and made away some sensitive documents. Already, APSCO is court with a big private company operating here. 

Mr. Mahn said that the crime is already be reported to the Criminal Investigation Division (CID), of the Liberia National Police and that the CID has launched investigation into the crime. The premises of APSCO are under the protective watch of a private Security agency, called the Wright Security Guard. 

Following the incident on November 30, the management wrote to terminate the contract with APSCO, but APSCO rejected the termination letter on grounds that investigations are ongoing until findings are concluded and   made public before such decision can be discussed or reached.

Mr. Sherlock Mahn expressed shock and disappointment over the act especially during the time his company is fighting legal battle with another company. He then expressed confidence in the Criminal Investigation Division for professional and those involved be brought to justice. 

According to him, the unknown men forcibly opened all offices of the two-store building and burst all drawers, but they did not temper any of his company asserts besides documents which the company considered as ‘sensitive’.

Mr. Mahn noted it is worrisome and scaring for him and his staffs to have unknown men broke in his offices and their only target was documents and valuable items.

APSCO is an American Corporation organized in 2010 with its main office located in Wilmington, Delaware. The company provides international procurement services to U.S. Federal government, foreign governments, development agencies, and institutions in developing countries, primarily in the African Region. APSCO is an international procurement company based in the United States with a local branch in Liberia.

APSCO supplied equipment to Roberts International Airport, supplied the Monrovia City Corporation with yellow machines, dumped trucks and recently completed the Ganta-Gbarnga Grid of the Trans border electrification project   APSCO management team has 30 plus years’ experience providing complex logistics solutions to United Nations Peace Keeping Missions, USAID and World Bank development projects.

“We pride ourselves on timely delivery to any location in the world – even under extraordinary circumstances – along with first-rate customer service and support.”