Ghana

Repo Man Goes to Ghana to Tow Away Argentinean Navy's Flagship

Borrowers beware. If you miss a payment on your car loan, don't go parking it in Ghana thinking it's safe: The arm of the repo man is really long. That was news to the Argentinean Navy, which got a shock this month when authorities in Ghana seized its flagship, the ARA Libertad.

Scammers, Not Soldiers: Romance Cons on the Rise

Each year, a disturbing number of women fall victim to fraudsters posing as U.S. servicemen. These con artists woo them long-distance for months, then ask for cash. "A couple of years ago we were getting hundreds of calls a year about this scam," says Christopher Grey of the Army Criminal Investigation Command. "Now we get thousands."