They are the base soldiers in a scamming that is global that’s breaking hearts and stealing huge amounts of bucks.
An aspiring entrepreneur trawls Facebook for divorced and widowed women on the other side of the world in a tiny flat in Ghana, in west Africa.
The 27-year-old, whom calls himself Kweiku, is trying to find ‘clients’ — scammer parlance for victims who is able to be conned online into delivering cash.
For Kweiku, relationship frauds are really a deal, maybe maybe not really a crime.
“a customer is someone, a company partner whom brings you money, that is why you employ your message customer,” he told Four Corners.
“Some are divorced plus some — their husbands are actually dead.”
Kweiku offers perfume from the roads of Ghana’s money, Accra, to keep an income that is meagre Western Union transfers from a lady he seduces online.
PhotoKweiku can be an aspiring entrepreneur.
PhotoHe offers perfume in the roads of Accra.
PhotoHe additionally poses as A us soldier online to scam ladies on internet dating sites.
He poses as A united states soldier called ‘Johnny’, a persona that is online on stolen photos, fake ID and stock scripts with storylines about urgent emergencies that may be resolved with money.
“Sometimes i am in Palestine, sometimes i am in Iraq so we are helping keep comfort for the reason that nation since there’s a war taking place,” he stated. Continue reading “Meet up with the scammers: Could this end up being your on line fan?”