There is usually the promise that the fictitious character will one day join the victim in the victim's country.
The scam usually ends when the victim realizes they are being scammed or stops sending money.
Ghana is a hot-bed for dating scams and huge money scams involving gold and diamonds.
What we have initiated through our investigations is that in the U. there are several instances where a middle man becomes the victim to the scammer.
Scammers change names, identities, the photos they steal and use more often than most of us change our underwear.
I gave him the money.”After transferring ,000 to Walter’s bank account from her own savings account, Meade says her chats with the man became less frequent, and finally, stopped altogether.“I was taken for a fool,” Meade said, “and I was heartbroken.”The Nigerian Scam Moves to Messaging But, while Walter had fallen on hard times, a Nigerian man thousands of miles away was making a killing as part of an operation of scammers who target men and women into romantic relationships only to leave them high and dry.
Several documents on internet fraud, dating scam, inheritance scam and other types of scam existing in Ghana are listed.
There are about 25 Government-based and Educational sites that report cases on different scams occurring in Ghana.
A check or money order is only a promise to pay or provide funds.
When you deposit either in your account, in essence you are making a guarantee that the funds will be provided.