“He Wanted to Use My PayPal”: Woman Living Abroad Narrates How Yahoo Boy Almost Scammed Him

“He Wanted to Use My PayPal”: Woman Living Abroad Narrates How Yahoo Boy Almost Scammed Him

  • A woman has spoken about how she was nearly scammed by a yahoo boy who wanted her to buy coins for him
  • The woman said that despite her refusing to do so, the person pressed on, asking her to open PayPal for him
  • Many social media users who reacted to the video expressed mixed reactions to the clip as some wanted to know more

A woman has gone online in a short video to raise an alert that yahoo boys are on TikTok, using a new method to scam people.

He said that they would start by asking for one's number, after which they would go ahead to beg people living abroad to help them to buy some TikTok coins with the promise of remitting the money into their Nigerian accounts.

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Buying coins on TikTok/clamping on online frauds.
Many people expressed mixed reactions to her video. Photo source: TikTok/@tessybae2
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I lied my PayPal was suspended

The woman revealed that after she refused to get the coins for a person, he then made a request of helping him to open a PayPal account.

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She said everything she said in the video happened to her and she had to lie to the man her PayPal was suspended.

According to the woman, the person kept pestering her to use her details to open either a foreign bank account or PayPal for him; requests the woman said "no" to.

Watch the video below:

Legit.ng compiled some of the reactions below:

Cat T. Ola Ola said:

"why would anyone start conversation like that with person u never meet live."

Imo Lilian said:

"I don't even have time to talk to anyone."

Gloria Nwadi said:

"not only Yahoo Boys all the guys from Rikers Isand jail are on tiktok too."

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osas said:

"Na people wey dey look for husband or boyfriend dey answer them. I don't even respond to them. instant block."

Lanrewaju said:

"Screenshot the chat and upload it let we all see you are saying the truth ma."

Waltyno said:

"sister you are very right. one of them pretend to be a lady pilot lives Malaysia but she is from UK and she a mother of one."

ehisman said:

"not only on toktok they are everywhere. we just pray we don't fall into there hands."

Mr 2 talk said:

"there is no need of coming here to say it just block the person case close no be only Nigeria dey do yahoo."

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng earlier reported that a young Nigerian lady confidently revealed who she would choose between a yahoo boy who is into scam and a man who is working legitimately to earn his money.

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In a vox pop clip, the lady said getting money from a yahoo boyfriend is quite easy as he could send her N50,000 whenever she wants it.

According to her, the reverse is the case with a working-class man who might cite an excuse for only being able to afford only N20,000.

Source: Legit.ng

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