Ghanaian Scammer Jailed 40 Months in the U.S for Defrauding An Old Lady Over $300,000

Ghanaian Scammer Jailed 40 Months in the U.S for Defrauding An Old Lady Over $300,000


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A Ghanaian national has received a 40-month prison sentence in the United States after defrauding a 68-year old woman out of over $300,000.

Richard Yaw Dorpe, 38, carried out the infamous 'romance fraud' scam on the old lady after meeting her over the web on a U.S dating site.

Announcing the conviction in a press release, the Justice Department further credited the FBI Legal Attaché Office, the DEA Country Liaison, the Regional Security Office, staff at the U.S. Embassy in Accra, Ghana and the Justice Department's Office of International Affairs for their help in the case.


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