They are the base soldiers in a scamming that is global that’s breaking hearts and stealing vast 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 looking for ‘clients’ — scammer parlance for victims who is able to online be conned into delivering cash.
For Kweiku, love frauds certainly are a deal, perhaps maybe not just a crime.
“a customer is someone, a company partner whom brings you money, this is exactly why you utilize the term customer,” he told Four Corners.
“Some are divorced plus some — their husbands are now actually dead.”
Kweiku offers perfume regarding the roads of Ghana’s money, Accra, to steadfastly keep up a meagre earnings between Western Union transfers from a lady he seduces online.
PhotoKweiku can be an aspiring business owner.
PhotoHe offers perfume regarding the roads of Accra.
PhotoHe additionally poses as A us soldier online to scam ladies on online dating sites.
He poses as A us soldier called ‘Johnny’, an on-line persona built on stolen pictures, fake ID and stock scripts with storylines about urgent emergencies which can be resolved with money.
“Sometimes i am in Palestine, often i am in Iraq so we are helping keep comfort for the reason that country because there is a war going in,” he stated.
“that is my main occupation — online. I would like someone become my enthusiast, my fiance.”
Kweiku’s present target is A mexican widow in the united states. Continue reading