Deputy Police Director ‘Owes over US$20K in Child Support’

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Deputy Police Director Abraham Kromah has been sued by his former wife Mrs. Fatima Bintu Sirleaf, for neglecting their children but in his reaction he said he has been regularly supporting them.

“My kids are my top priority.  Any woman who wants to do this is simply looking for attention.  My lawyers are contesting it,” he said.

He told the Daily Observer yesterday in a telephone conversation that it is a family situation that had been dealt with and he believes should not be explored by anyone because the woman in question has moved on with her life, remarried and therefore she should not use any unhappiness afterwards to get at him.

In a bench warrant in possession of LibPolitics.com from the Probation Division, Child Support Enforcement in Union County, New Jersey, U.S.A., Mr. Kromah is on record for owing child support for the children in the amount of US$20,278.47 for 2016.

“Payments received and posted after that date will be applied to your 2017 year activity. The amount due may include any amount subject to recovery because of insufficient funds or the recoupment of a misapplied payment. This amount may not equal amount to be reported on your tax return. We recommend you contact a tax advisor if you have any questions.”

Mr. Kromah and his former wife are embroiled in a bitter post-divorce fight that is affecting the children as he is said to be holding back financial support from them because of differences with his former wife.

This fight has landed the pair in court and Mr. Kromah abruptly left the United States for Liberia to take up a government position, while his former wife is left to fend for their children.

“We were married in 1994 and the marriage lasted 18 years; we have three kids, Gasim Kromah 21, Abraham Kromah 19 and Mariam Kromah 16. He has not paid me a penny since last February and I sued him in April,” said Fatima, who is now remarried.

Fatima has also accused Mr. Kromah of taking money that they both profited from the sale of their property in the U.S which accrued over US$50,000 in profit when he moved to Liberia to take up his job as a police official.

The pair, married in the state of New Jersey, initially met when Fatima was only 17 and by age 25 she had had their third child.  The marriage was annulled in 2011 by the Superior Court of New Jersey.

“It is further ordered of the three children born of this marriage namely: Gasim Kromah, Abraham Kromah and Mariam Kromah,” stated the court in its ruling granting both parents joint custody of the children.

The court also gave several properties belonging to both parties that are situated in the United States and Liberia to each of them. Kromah walked away with a property in Liberia while Fatima was left with two properties. The court requested that Kromah turn over all deeds to Fatima. The court also ordered Mr. Kromah to pay Fatima US$10,000 beginning January 1, 2012 at the rate of US$200 per month. The court further ordered Mr. Kromah to pay a portion of the plaintiff’s legal fees amounting to US$3,600 at the rate of $200 per month.

Liberia and the United States do not have Child Support Treaty so the U.S Government cannot pursue anyone who owes child support to a U.S child. Mr. Kromah will have to come to the United States to meet his obligations to his children.

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  1. Is Mr. Kromah a citizen of the United Sates and occupying a strategic position in the Liberian Government? He too should be investigated also just as Hon. Kokoyah is being challenged.

  2. Wow , family values have been abandoned by a Deputy Police Director Kromah of the governing Unity party.Leader we expect to set positive examples for the society are daily making poor decisions.This too is actually Liberia.

    • Mr. Wulu, So what does a party have to do with neglect, a man that has neglected his family has nothing to do with a party. This situation is with the child enforcement agency, not a political party, as a matter of fact in the US, there are many neglected father that are being made to pay child support –deducted from their salary that has nothing to with a political party.

  3. LoL! I’m one of a lucky kind. I won my child support case in the State of New Jersey. Thanks! To my beautiful daughter; she was brought to Court, to speak to the Judge. My girl stood by her daddy all the way. I however volunteerily supported my daughter. Her money went straight to her; no sticky fingers… *The lady fabricated a story against me. The Judge/Court got her for that. Thank God and the Judge. That would have been 25% of my gross income before tax; for ten years. Money that the lady could have spent on some low-life DUDE.

    • What do you mean voluntarily. Men run from child support but they love getting women pregnant. How old was your daughter because if she lives with her mom there is no way the money go directly just to her without her mother’s consent. And how do you know she would have spent it on some low life dude. You men just love to bad talk women when you have to pay support.
      Kromah has no respect for the law. He stood by laughing as the PATEL patriots marched for decent tax bill. This man is no friend of Liberia, just a thug gone wild.

    • Child support/family Court is not for the ladies alone. When you take a man to Court, you better not lie to the Court. Don’t say the man have never been there for his Children; when he’d been there. In my case, the judge did ordered mamie to bring my kids to Court. Yes! My daughter was a minor then; as a matter of fact, 8yrs old. She did live with her mama. I can’t tell you all the details. When it was over, the Court/Judge simply told me: “Mr.Freeman, you are free to go; you are not obligated… By order of the Court.” It was a 50/50 split; to my delight. Greed doomed the lady. I was actually giving her money for my kids; until she took me to Court. She ended up losing it all. Two separate Judges; Family Court and Child Support ruled in my favor. * A hint to the wise MaMa; don’t ever tell your baby-daughter to LIE to a Judge. It can back-fire. Trust me; I’m no dead beat DAD. My kids know that. After all my ordeals, the lady now goes around telling people: “The man(me) took good-care of his CHILDREN. She finally recognized that…

  4. Mr. Kromah, without knowing a thing about your case, I admonish you to pay if the courts have so ordered. Don’t mess with your ability to re-enter the states.

  5. Mr. Kromah, knows that, he will be handcuff at the airport, so he is in Liberia for good, all his police international conferences, especially, in the US will be attended by his deputy. My man please go to the American Embassy and make some arrangement, o else!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!don’t come to America ooooh

    • EBJ; Not so fast. If Mr. K, enters the U.S; as a Liberian Citizen/Official of the Liberian Government, with a Diplomatic Passport, he can not be cuffed/arrested. International Law is a bit complicated; except where, the Liberian Government requests that Mr.K be arrested.

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