US Embassy Fake American consulate shut down in Accra

A fake American embassy that had been operating for a 10 years in Accra was shut down by authorities recently.

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The fake American embassy in Accra, Ghana play

The fake American embassy in Accra, Ghana

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Some moves are just so ballsy that you would think them impossible.

Well, not everyone believes in this like the masterminds behind the fake embassy in Accra, Ghana.

Since 2016, a fake United States embassy has been operating in the heart of Accra, the capital of Ghana.

The fake documents found at the fake American embassy play

The fake documents found at the fake American embassy

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The embassy operated on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, from morning till noon in the day. At the fake embassy there was an American flag flying full mast and in the faded pink building, there was a photo of President Barack Obama.

The fake embassy issued fake visas, legitimate visas that were illegitimately gotten, and other false documents from people suspected to belong to Ghanaian and Turkish crime groups. These men worked with Ghanaian officials according to the US State Department.

 

During the raid, passports from other 10 countries were found in the fake embassy. The embassy was shut down after authorities received a tip last summer. The investigation on the embassy was conducted by security agents from the real American embassy, international bodies and Ghanaian authorities.

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The real US embassy in Accra

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The joint investigation also discovered a fake Dutch embassy in the state capital.

No one as of now can determine how many Ghanaians with fake documents entered America during this period.

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