A few years back, I was in Accra, Ghana with friends who’d helped me organize and fund Geekcorps – they were visiting our projects in the country, staying in one of the country’s nicer hotels on the beach outside of Accra.
They received a phonecall one evening from someone who claimed he was the pimp of a prostitute the man had hired and he was demanding payment for his coworker’s services.
The internet is a simple and a safe way to get to know new people in Kumasi.
Our free online dating site, especially the chat room allows you to talk to and flirt with other members - all around the clock.
A website for gay and lesbian traveller to Ghana, quoted in the story, explains that this has become a lucrative business for internet scammers: …there are some Internet cafes that are *completely* devoted to this type of activity.