They are the base soldiers in a worldwide scamming enterprise 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 be conned online into delivering money.
For Kweiku, love frauds really are a deal, perhaps maybe not really a criminal activity.
“a customer is someone, a company partner whom brings you cash, that is why you employ your message 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 capital, Accra, to 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 foreign brides of Accra.
PhotoHe additionally poses as A us soldier online to scam females on internet dating sites.
He poses as A united states soldier called ‘Johnny’, an online persona built on stolen pictures, fake ID and stock scripts with storylines about urgent emergencies that may be resolved with money.
“Sometimes i am in Palestine, often i am in Iraq so we are helping keep comfort for the reason that nation since there is a war going in,” he stated.
“that is my main occupation — online. I’d like someone become my enthusiast, my fiance.”
Kweiku’s present target is just A mexican widow in the united states. She is considered by him an award client.
“She can not actually hear he said that I don’t have an American accent because she’s not really a white person.
“She does not have the training and she actually is maybe maybe not proficient in English, and so I had been fortunate enough to meet up with a person who was not. Continua a leggere