Every week I find people with fake profiles with my pictures.” Major Hannett has made it his mission to get the word out, so women don’t fall for these scams and soldiers protect their photos from scammers.But he’s still surprised that the ladies get duped. You know, the guy will say, ‘I’m in Afghanistan but I want you to send the money to Ghana.’ And the woman will say, ‘Why Ghana?So the scammers are stuck with that last name, there’s nothing they can do about that.So they’ll make up a first name.” Major Hannet says he’s contacted the FBI and it says it knows about the scam, but there’s nothing they can do.He says he’s not really affected by the scam, but these women have had their hearts broken and their bank accounts emptied.
For a lot of women, a man in uniform means a man they can trust. He is most likely a West African, posing as a soldier, from an Internet cafe in Ghana or Nigeria.
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Though Asamoah's troubling film does not explicitly address colonialism, inequity, or Western excess, he illuminates another side to internet scams, thousands of miles distant, and leaves us to wrestle with the disturbing, thought-provoking result.
Director Biography Ben Asamoah is an award-winning film director from Belgium with roots from Ghana.They’re looking for retirees, widows especially, who have some money.