- A POS operator has lamented bitterly after being scammed of N200k by a customer who came to make a deposit
- The customer gave her N1000 notes totalling the sum of N200k but the money changed immediately after he left her shop
- The heartbroken victim said she was very sure she checked the money after collecting it from the customer and she cannot explain how it turned to N100 notes
A young POS operator identified as Perez Gold has narrated her heartbreaking experience with a customer who scammed her of N200k.
According to the victim who went live on Facebook to share her ordeal, the customer visited her shop and asked to make a deposit of N200k.
He handed her N1000 notes totalling the sum of N200k. Perez said she counted the money and checked properly to be sure there was no counterfeit.
She revealed that she even went the extra mile to spit on the money and attach bitter cola to it, it didn't prevent the worst from happening.
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Perez said after the customer left, she checked the money again and the N1000 notes had mysteriously turned to N100 notes.
She went live on Facebook to share her ordeal while pleading with fans to help her seek justice and get her money back.
When legit.ng contacted her about the incident, the heartbroken lady said she went to the bank to resolve the issue but they told her they have no business with black magic.
In her words:
"I've been to bank but they said they don't handle issues that deals with black magic, inotherwards; I have to bear the loss.
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I tried going to the customers bank to report that the account be blacklisted but there's no Wema bank in Owerri so I have to go back after searching for hours.
I just want to recover my money back because it has made me not to go to shop today, I don't want to be idle at home, I don't like being idle."
The video has sparked emotions online as social media users recount their experiences with scammers and how they lost their money to them.
A lady identified as Mercy Jackson said she lost N500k to a scammer who offered to help her get goods from Dubai.
"This man came to my shop some years back and offered to help me get goods from Dubai. I trusted him and gave him N500k. I never see my money till today", Mercy said.
Onwe Karen added:
"This has to be juju cause the money was complete before he left so how did it change to N100 notes?"
Nigerian man tackles POS agent, accuses him of pressing N150k instead of N15k
Meanwhile, Legit.ng previously reported that a Nigerian man accused a POS agent of trying to dupe him by adding an extra zero to the amount he asked for.
The man said he wanted N15k but the agent decided to punch in N150k instead.
The man went ahead to warn members of the public to double-check whenever they give their cards to POS agents.