Scammers take advantage of people looking for romantic partners, often via dating websites, apps or social media by pretending to be prospective companions.They play on emotional triggers to get you to provide money, gifts or personal details. 45/12, DANSOMAN, ACCRA, GHANA po box 1633, Accra, Ghana P. box 12 AN, Accra, Ghana 112 Kotobabi, Accra, Ghana, 00233 po box AT 150, Achimoto-MKT, Accra, Ghana W/A, 23321 P. BOX458, OFANKOR, ACCRA, GHANA, WEST-AFRICA Freetown avenue, East region, house 17, Accra, Ghana 23 N.Dwayne (Australia) Report N2 (added on October, 12, 2009) She goes by several names & has several people working with her all of which have links to Nigeria... Started off as wanting to be a friend, then lets meet up, I offered to buy the tickets, she supposedly could only get them in Ghana once she got visas, police checks etc and wanted money via Western Union.Unsatisfied with the meager winnings from emailing thousands of random Westerners in hopes of convincing one poor sap they're the treasurer of the Ivory Coast, Ghana's scammers decided to stack the odds in their favor the old-fashioned way - witchcraft.Taking a page from cyberpunk, traditional West African Juju priests adapted their services to the needs of the information age and started leading down-on-their-luck internet scammers through strange and costly rituals designed to increase their powers of persuasion and make their emails irresistible to greedy Americans.Don't ask me why they are putting this in their profiles!!! Or maybe they use some absolutely weird translator that translates the phrase like that?Or maybe they have some "profile writer" in their "staff" who writes it? There is nothing wrong with making mistakes when it is not your native language.
They are actually from Mari El, but just saying they are from Kazan.
Just take this recent study backed by The UK's Serious Organized Crime Agency (their version of the FBI): They found as many as 200,000 British daters have been duped by online romance schemes – 2% of the population.
Scammers love to target dating sites because they're often chock-full of prime candidates for fraud: people (usually women) over age 40 who are divorced, widowed, elderly or disabled.
You would be wasting your time, and maybe even getting attached to that person, making plans, just to discover later that she is a scammer. Most of the Russian scam generates from the same source: Mari El.
There is also a small scam source in Kazan, but it's really small.