fake US embassy in the Ghanian capital of Accra was recently uncovered by the
US state department. The fake embassy had issued ‘real’ US visas for 10
years despite being situated in the same ciþ where the US embassy is.
nagging question has remained, ‘how did they manage the illegal operation for
ten years without getting caught?’
The US state department has now given information which sheds light on the
operation. The embassy was run by Ghanaian and Turkish crime rings and had
all the trappings of a real embassy, including flags, portraits of President
Barack Obama and the constant presence of white people.
said, “The fake embassy did not accept walk-in visa appointments; instead,
they drove to the most remote parts of West Africa to find customers. They
would shuttle the customers to Accra, and rent them a room at a hotel nearby.
The Ghanaian organized crime ring would shuttle the victims to and from the