Ghana nigeria dating scam

"That means as you get older you have to be even more vigilant."Aside from social security and a reverse mortgage check, Janet Cook works part-time as a church secretary to supplement her modest income.

That phishing-style scam still happens, but fewer people fall for it now.“And it certainly didn't have the public access facilities or Internet cafés that most Ghanaians needed.More widespread Internet access didn’t become available until the early 2000s.” As a result, subcultures of the Internet and ‘netiquette’ — rules and expectations about how to relate to people online — developed in the US in the 1990s and were cemented before most Ghanaians ever encountered the Internet.The majority of these scams are out of Russia and Ukraine, with some out of the former Soviet Union (FSU) countries.Nigeria, Ghana and the Philippines have recently jumped on the bandwagon.Many of those being targeted are senior citizens longing to get back in the dating pool."I got lonely and I spent a lot of time on the computer playing games, and I just happened to go to the date site," Janet Cook told us.

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