These are among the most common scam formats with the highest success rate.

Scammers use Whats App groups to help each other become better scammers.

For instance, they use such groups to share tips on mimicking various accents to trick their victims.

According to the FBI, the scamming business has really grown in West Africa and the scammers are raking in millions of dollars every year from scams alone.

Ghana has one of the highest unemployment rates in West Africa.

Some of them include: This is the most common type of scam in Ghana.

The scammer uses a dating site to find potential victims and then uses a fake profile to carry out the scams.

However, this is not the case for most Ghana romance scams.

If you are keen enough, you will be able to detect a Ghanaian scam from a mile away.

When you walk into any internet Cafe in Ghana, you will likely find it full of teenage boys or young men in front of each screen, logged into various dating sites under multiple fake profiles.