These fake email accounts were specifically designed to trick other employees of the company with access to the company’s finances into thinking the fake email accounts were authentic.
The fake email accounts were used to send instructions to wire money to certain bank accounts and also included fake authorization letters for the wire transfers that contained forged signatures of company employees.
The majority of Ghanaian correspondents send pictures of themselves along with scanned copies of altered Ghanaian passports and U. visas to assure people of their existence and their intent to visit.
Pictures are generally headshots taken from websites (the most notable coming from a Brazilian transsexual website).
There have been several cases where the "customs officer" has called the victim directly.
Since Ghana is known as the Gold Coast most Ghanaian correspondents are able to convince their victim friend that they carry their inheritance in the form of gold bars that they will smuggle out of Ghana to start their new life with the victim.
Debra N Neville, Nevnaconsults - stay away from them I was contacted on by a woman using the profile Starbra, very very attractive and we seemed to hit it off. Fake US soldier relies on check fraud to carry out his mission Anderson Smith, as listed on eharmony, posed as a soldier from Rochester, NY completing his training in FL, 5 years out from retirement. Two prior and now three scammers from Ghana and some from Russia.By using this method of deception, the Enterprise sought to trick the victims into transferring hundreds of thousands of dollars to bank accounts the victims believed were under the control of legitimate recipients of the funds as part of normal business operations, when in fact the bank accounts were under the control of members of the Enterprise, including ADAMU, RUFAI, AGGREY, MASOUD, and BATURI.