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Since Ghana is a less corrupt country, they say, victims are more likely to enter into a business deal with a Ghanaian than a Nigerian.The two say they own homes worth about a quarter million dollars each.They say they’d make a lot more than that, but they blow much of their income entertaining “clients” in order to convince the victims they’re legit.
Still, Nigerian fraudsters manage to dupe Americans into forking thousands of dollars over to complete strangers each year.Nigerians aren’t the only ones committing international advance fee fraud, but nearly one-fifth of all such scams originate in the West African country.The scams often involve phony lottery winnings, job offers, and inheritance notices.The Nigerian Economic and Financial Crimes Commission is tasked with cracking down on con men like these. The duo says they are able to skirt law enforcement because they have a lot of people on their payroll. They estimate that 30 percent of their earnings go to what they call “security”—that is, the payment of bribes.
“We are not scared of any minister or president,” Danjuma says, his words slightly slurred by the third 20-ounce bottle of Star.He put himself through college, and after working as a Nigerian soap opera actor and door-to-door men’s clothing salesman, he clawed his way into journalism.