Ghana america dating scams
Many romance scammers operate outside the United States.According to Huff Post, most of them are located in Ghana and Nigeria, but an increasing number originate in communities of West African immigrants in Canada, Malaysia, and Britain.Unfortunately, they couldn’t meet in person because he was studying overseas, but they talked and texted every day.
Huff Post cites a case in which a single person was working 25 online romance scams at once, posing as both men and women.
Her whole relationship with Eric was a scheme to get money out of her.
This story is fictional, but the scenario is all too real.
Often, they work with accomplices who pose as friends, doctors, lawyers, or other people who can back up their story.
Scammers typically ask their victims for money in a form that’s hard to trace, such as a prepaid card or a wire transfer.