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394: Bait and Switch
Act Three

Friends With Economic Benefits

Anna Boiko Weyrauch talks with a woman in the West African country of Ghana about the internet dating scams she has pulled on white Americans. The woman says she felt guilty about the scams and eventually came clean to her marks. But as the woman and Anna talk more, it becomes unclear who exactly is the mark in this story. Anna Boiko Weyrauch is a reporter for Voice of America and lives in Ghana. (8 minutes)