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Thelma Konadu Agyekum konaduthelma@rocketmail.com - Christmas Island but from Ghana - Images Probably Stolen (But May Be Real)

Thelma Konadu Agyekum konaduthelma@rocketmail.com – Christmas Island but from Ghana – Images Probably Stolen (But May Be Real)

Another Ghana ScammerScammer A Scammer or Fraudster is someone that engages in deception to obtain money or achieve another objective. They are criminals that attempt to deceive a victim into sending more or performing some other activity that benefits the scammer.

Says She Is From Christmas Island But Knows Nothing About It


This Romance Website Scammer Is:

Thelma Konadu Agyekum
“Koshie001”
konaduthelma@rocketmail.com
Claims to be from: Christmas Island
IP AddressGeolocation Geolocation is the utilization of a device IP address, along with other device signals, to determine geographical location. An Internet Protocol address (IP address) is a numerical label such as 192.0.2.1 that is connected to a computer network that uses the Internet Protocol for communication. An IP address serves two main functions: host or network interface identification and location addressing. An IP Address can be used to locate a physical computer's location.: 41.218.249.140 

[Ghana] – 80.87.78.70 SERVER : 80.87.78.70

Note: Agyekum is a Ghanan surname



The Scammer’s Details Are:

Seeking friendship and more.
Age: 31
Gender: Female
Orientation: Heterosexual
Country: United States
Location: Buffalo, NY
Height: 5 ft. 6 in.
Body Type: Average
Ethnicity: Islander
Hair Color: Black hair
Eye Color: Black
Religion: Christian – Other
Astrological sign: Scorpio
Level of Education: Some college
Occupation: Food Services
Income: $35k to $50k
Smoking: Non-smoker & don’t mind smokers
Drinking: Don’t Drink
Relationship Status: Never Married
Have Children: No [see chat below]
Want Children: Yes
Looking to meet a: Male Age: 38 to 60
Relationship Desired: serious relationship with marriage potential, longterm partnership

The Scammer’s Written Description Is:

I’m the kind of lady who’s serious in handling and committing a real love relationship. I dislike liars, players, users and rude. I love singing and dancing, too. I love reading novels and I spend quality time with my family and friends, most especially with my future mate. I’m really sweet, caring, loving, understanding, family-oriented and God-fearing


Her Chat Messages Were:

Via Yahoo Messenger: konaduthelma@rocketmail.com

  • Thelma Konadu:‎    <ding> 3:29 PM
  • Thelma Konadu:‎    Hello are you there? 3:30 PM
  • Me:‎    hi 3:43 PM
  • Me:‎    how are you? 3:43 PM
  • Thelma Konadu:‎    I am fine and doing good and thanks for asking. Where have you been i have been writting you for a while now i even responded  to  your email.] 3:43 PM [note the impatience – this is a scammer giveaway – the first chat and already demanding because they are paying for access by the hour]
  • Me:‎    I saw that.  Sorry, had things to do. :( 3:45 PM
  • Me:‎    Is the little boy in the photos your son? 3:45 PM
  • Thelma Konadu:‎    Yes he is my son i hope you have no problem with me having a child? 3:45 PM
  • Me:‎    no3:45 PM
  • Me:‎    just curious 3:46 PM
  • Me:‎    where were the photos taken? 3:46 PM
  • Thelma Konadu:‎    well some of the photos where taken in the united states and somewhere taken back at home . 3:47 PM
  • Me:‎    Christmas Island?  I have been in the region, but not on that island 3:47 PM
  • Thelma Konadu:‎    Yes some where taken in Christmas island. 3:48 PM
  • Me:‎    What brought you to the U.S.? 3:49 PM
  • Thelma Konadu:‎    Well i have been in the U.S for a while now and i am here on a friends wedding she invited me but will be going back home soon.3:50 PM
  • Me:‎    would you like to stay? 3:52 PM
  • Thelma Konadu:‎    lol my friend wanted me to stay but my paper work wouldnt allow me at least not at this time so i think i will go back and return maybe when i have good paper work. She sent me an invitation during her wedding. 3:52 PM
  • Thelma Konadu:‎    Yes its pretty bad during winter but hey i am not staying here so i really have no problem. 3:53 PM
  • Me:‎    That might be the best thing, to make future status easier 3:53 PM
  • Thelma Konadu:‎    For how long have you been a member on the dating site and what made you joined. My friend introduced me she said she met her man there and now they are happily married so i thought i should also give it a try. 3:54 PM
  • Thelma Konadu:‎    I see thats cool i have never been to but i have heard a lot of good stories about the state but i have been to texas odessa before and i have been to florida tampa. 3:55 PM
  • Thelma Konadu:‎    whats your name? 3:55 PM
  • Thelma Konadu:‎    I am Thelma Konadu Agyekum 3:55 PM
  • Me:‎    Is than an Indonesian last name? 3:56 PM
  • Me:‎    or Indian? 3:56 PM
  • Thelma Konadu:‎    I have an asian background so i will say its an asian name because my mum is an asian my dad is originally from christmas island. 3:56 PM
  • Me:‎    Where is your mum family from originally? 3:58 PM
  • Thelma Konadu:‎    I see tthats alright seems you are really an old member on the site, I only joined lastnight and its really a very nice website but have had a lot of stories about it too some are good and some are very very bad. 3:57 PM
  • Thelma Konadu:‎    My mums family are from Manila Philipinese. 3:58 PM
  • Me:‎    be very careful – 90% of the profiles are African scammers 3:58 PM
  • Thelma Konadu:‎    Really you have an office in Manila which part of Manila even though i am not always there but have only visited there four times and spent some few times there. 3:59 PM
  • Thelma Konadu:‎    Okay 4:00 PM
  • Me:‎    you are an Australian citizen, right? 4:00 PM
  • Thelma Konadu:‎    Yea most of the profiles on loveaccess as spam profiles from africa but have you ever encounted any of them? 4:01 PM
  • Thelma Konadu:‎    I am not an australia citizen i am originally from christmas island i was born there and raised there as well. 4:01 PM
  • Me:‎    I get about 10 scammer messages a day 4:01 PM
  • Thelma Konadu:‎    I see 4:02 PM
  • Thelma Konadu:‎    and they are all from africa which part of africa? 4:02 PM
  • Me:‎    Ghana mainly 4:03 PM
  • Me:‎    they are stupid liars 4:03 PM
  • Me:‎    mostly easy to spot 4:03 PM
  • Thelma Konadu:‎    Wow 4:03 PM
  • Thelma Konadu:‎    I am thinking of visiting Ghana after my stay here. 4:03 PM
  • Thelma Konadu:‎    Have you ever been a victim of these scamsScams 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. from Ghana? 4:04 PM
  • Me:‎    nope, but I help the website find them. 4:06 PM
  • Me:‎    So sometimes I will talk to them, just to understand them better so the site can more easily find them 4:06 PM
  • Me:‎    they are not very smart 4:06 PM
  • Me:‎    they always give themselves away 4:06 PM
  • Me:‎    even if they use proxiesProxies A VPN (also known as a proxy) is an app or connection method that keeps your internet connection private, whether you're connecting to unsafe public Wi-Fi or your network at home. Having a layer of security that blocks people from watching you browse helps keep you safe online, no matter where you connect from. Virtual private networks protect you by creating an encrypted "tunnel" that all of your device's data travels through on its way to the internet via a proxy server or service. Encryption turns words and data, like text files, into a secret code. If someone tries to read encrypted data without the password, they'll see random gibberish., there is always a trail back to Ghana that is easy to spot 4:07 PM
  • Me:‎    just like in your case 4:08 PM

Note the upper and lower case i’s – the is a Ghana Scammer GrammarScammer Grammar Scammer Grammar (a term invented by the SCARS Team back in 2012) - is a writing style that is largely very bad English, bad grammar, mixed with West African slang and speech patterns. It is hard to define but easy to recognize when you see it. It is often referred to as Pidgin English, though this is not technically true. This most often shows when individual scammers (even if educated) try to improvise and create new written communications. Do a search on our website for SCAMMER GRAMMAR to find countless examples. characteristic.

The new tactic is to ask if you “have a problem” with them being in Ghana or having a child or lying, etc.


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Anti Scammer Tips:

  • Always Google names to see where they are from!
  • Always Wikipedia their place – so you can know more than they do about the place!