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Pictures known to have been used in internet scams based in Ghana or Nigeria are available through the Scamdigger website. The parent site, Romance Scam, has more comprehensive information. More »

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The most infamous con artists and scammers in history include Frank Abagnale, Charles Ponzi and Eduardo de Valfierno, according to The Telegraph. Abagnale, perhaps the best known of the three, was so well-known that Holl... More »

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There is no single list of confirmed scammers from Ghana. The Ghana Romance Scammers Facebook page collects reports by victims of internet scammers from Ghana, but it is not an official list of confirmed scammers. More »

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Stock images for an article about Ghana scammers may be found at Can Stock Photo, a website that lists and leases stock images for use by businesses and individuals. Because Can Stock Photo is a royalty-free photo agency... More »

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One way to identify scammers from Ghana is by noticing patterns in communications, such as when a correspondent from Ghana asks for friendship or a romantic encounter online and quickly makes the discussions intimate. An... More »

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A Ghana romance scam is an act of online fraud in which a person who claims to live in Ghana expresses romantic interest in an attempt to receive money from the scam victim. The U.S. Embassy warns that these requests for... More »

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The U.S. Embassy in Ghana explains that romance scammers are con-artists who access the Internet to manipulate the emotions of unsuspecting people by faking romantic feelings, then requesting financial assistance. They o... More »

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