This has become another common medium to persuade users to click on a link and influence them to enter information about themselves.

Online classifieds are alert messages sent through various mediums about a product, service or an offer with a URL.

The victims are asked to send their resumes along with their bank information.

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One of the most recent spots in the world right now for scams is Africa and specifically Ghana.

The online web is full of "offers" from African cities and other countries; just make sure your e-mail Inbox is clean and secure.

Another type of scam that is trending in the list of Ghana scam is the "job scam".

In the Ghana job scam, fraudsters approach the victims offering a job that perfectly suits their profile.

The victims lost all their life savings and also ended up in taking loans, believing the fraudster.

A 43 year old man met a scammer on a dating website and started believing in a fake relationship that started from there on.

Christopher Williams, romance scammer from Ghana was arrested for having scammed two women of 300000 Euros.

He manipulated both the victims into believing that he genuinely wanted to marry them and move to UK.

Ghana scammers adopt a wise and different technique in order to obtain the victims bank details.

They claim to be lawyers overseas, and send you emails stating that a person sharing your family name has died and has left behind lump sum money which will be going to the government if no nominees or relatives are found.

These scammers emphasize the need for urgency, leaving no time for verification.