Accra Ghana Internet Cafes
Ground Zero In The War On Scammers In Ghana
SCARS NOTE: This post was created a few years ago, and while the Cyber Cafes are still there and still cater to scammers, most scammers work from home, businesses, or universities that provide their internet connectivity. Scamming in Ghana, like other parts of the world has become big business.
Internet Cafes in Western Africa – These are a few of the many where scammers still go to work!
We list them here, not to promote them – they don’t need our help for that – but to draw international awareness to the problem. Each of these locations has IP addresses, that we are working on getting, and when we do, it actually would be easy to block Blocking is a technical action usually on social media or messaging platforms that restricts or bans another profile from seeing or communicating with your profile. To block someone on social media, you can usually go to their profile and select it from a list of options - often labeled or identified with three dots ••• them by the dating sites. Of course, they go through proxy servers too, but many times they do not. It is a starting point, in how we can ultimately hold the dating website operators accountable for their failures to police their profiles.
Yes, even Vodafone profits from African Scammers!
Cybercafes in Ghana can be found in the smallest of villages, however, the speed of connection is mostly slow. Faster Cyber Cafes can be found in Accra. Of course, most scammers today are also using their photos to connect to victims!
A directory of current cybercafes in Ghana: Internet Cafes in Ghana (ghanaweb.com)
It is important to know that the entire Internet Industry in Ghana profits from Online scams A Scam is a confidence trick - a crime - is an attempt to defraud a person or group after first gaining their trust through deception. Scams or confidence tricks exploit victims using their credulity, naïveté, compassion, vanity, irresponsibility, or greed and exploiting that. Researchers have defined confidence tricks as "a distinctive species of fraudulent conduct ... intending to further voluntary exchanges that are not mutually beneficial", as they "benefit con operators ('con men' - criminals) at the expense of their victims (the 'marks')". A scam is a crime even if no money was lost.!
Ghana Internet Cafe Photo Gallery
A Photo Tour Of Some Of The Place Where Your Money Goes!