Topics: Fake American embassy in Ghana shut down after ten years.

The Ghana consulate address in New York is 19 east 47th street New York NY 10017 Ph (212) 832-1300 http://www.ghanaconsulatenewyork.org/

The Ghana population in 2008 was estimated to be 23,350,927 people (51% of which being females and the other 49% being male), Giving Ghana an overall of approximately 80 persons per sq km (205 per sq mi) in population density. There are 75 ethnic groups that are divided within the Ghana population.

'The criminals running the operation were able to pay off corrupt officials to look the other way, as well as obtain legitimate blank documents to be doctored'

Authorities in Ghana have busted a fake U.S. embassy in the capital Accra run by a criminal network that for a decade issued illegally obtained authentic visas, the U.S. State Department said.

Until it was shut down this summer, the sham embassy was housed in a run-down, pink two-storey building with a corrugated iron roof and flew a U.S. flag outside. Inside hung a portrait of President Barack Obama.

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