- An unsuspecting man has fallen victim to the tricks of one of the 'gurus' at Kwame Nkrumah Circle
- In an attempt to purchase an original phone, he was given a fake object thought to be a stone or soap instead
- A video was recorded by a bystander showing exactly how the trick was carried out
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A man has been captured on camera attempting to buy a phone from the Kwame Nkrumah Circle but getting a fake object thought to be a stone or soap instead.
The footage was sighted by Legit.ng on the official Instagram handle of Celebritiesbuzzgh which showed a group of young men attempting to alert the unsuspecting victim to no avail.
The man who appeared to be much older than the gentleman who sold him the phone was allowed to explore the handset and ensure it was original.
Watch the full video below:
However, just when it was time for the buyer to bag the product, the gentleman took back the phone and in a flash, swapped it with another package he had in his back pocket.
To prevent the victim from suspecting the swapping process, the boy was seen making hand gestures to distract the buyer as his other hand did the swapping.
Immediately he exchanged the fake object with the original phone, the seller put it directly inside the bag the unsuspecting buyer held, instructing him to keep it safe.
Reports have always been heard of phone buyers at Circle returning home with soaps or stones packaged as phones.
Finally, this video has shown how the original phones are 'turned' into objects without the buyer noticing.
In other news, a Nigerian man identified as Bayo Adeyinka has taken to Twitter to narrate how his driver taught him some lessons about finance and savings.
Adeyinka said Biliaminu Lawal, who was one of the pool drivers in the bank he worked for in 2005, was driving him around Ibadan sometime ago and pointed to the house he built.
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