“As the Internet was growing and spreading in the US in the mid- to late-90s, Ghana simply didn't have the bandwidth,” Burrell explained.
“And it certainly didn't have the public access facilities or Internet cafés that most Ghanaians needed.
Burrell’s book , based on seven years of ethnographic research in Ghana, is being released this week.
In reality, the scammers are Africans from Nigeria and Ghana.
People on the pictures are not associated with scammers in any way, they are just victims of identity theft.
For instance, when communicating with someone online, ask about their church/ministry, how they serve, who their pastor is, location and size, etc.
This activity helps you to physically verify who they are in the Lord.