A Ghanaian Man In the U.S Faces 30 Year Jail Term After Being Convicted of Running A Sophisticated $3m Romance Scam

A Ghanaian man in the U.S.A faces a huge 30-year jail term after being convicted of running a $3m romance scam.

Henry Asomani was convicted on several charges related to the scam – with his sentencing hearing to be held soon.

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According to the U.S Attorney’s Office for the Western District of Missouri, the scam was run on about 13 victims who were looking for love online.

Asomani served as a middleman of sorts for the scammers, who managed to convince their victims to part with their hard-earned cash in return for gold mines, school and travel. 

Over several years, he managed to garner $2,993,354. He kept some of the money and sent the rest to his cohorts in Ghana.

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Asomani was born in Ghana but currently holds American citizenship.

Source: GhanaCelebrities.Com

Nii Smiley Byte, Managing Editor
The author holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Communication Studies from the Ghana Institute of Journalism. He is the Managing Editor of GhanaCelebrities.Com based in Accra, Ghana. You can contact him via [email protected]