I point out that even faith will need a boost if the search extends several thousand miles across the Atlantic to a culture about as unlike hers as possible.

People over a certain age who are more likely to accept things as they seem because they learned that’s how the world operated.

In an era of cyberscams, they’re the most vulnerable.

The time finally came, despite my country’s tattered reputation, to just say NO to all the international tomfoolery. That gave me more bandwidth for messages from American girls eager and anxious for me to view them on their Webcams.

When the last suspicious IM arrived, I typed “You are from Ghana. At least they wouldn’t be hitting on me for plane fare to the States.

Ghana is a West African country of about 92,000 square miles, with a population of around 23 million.

As a British colony, it was known as the Gold Coast.

In 1957, it became the first sub-Saharan African colony to achieve independence.

Its capital is Accra, and its principal exports are gold, cocoa, timber, and aluminum.

female pictures most frequently used by African scammers.


In reality, the scammers are Africans from Nigeria and Ghana.