• Getting conned can happen anywhere could be via the internet through pseudo accounts or in-person meet-ups.
It’s pretty hilarious to hear about cons until you are a victim.
Getting conned can happen anywhere could be via the internet through pseudo accounts or in-person meet-ups.
The modern-day cons aren’t as scary as they used to be, in fact, some would argue that they dress in suits and could pass for a normal person.
In Kenya, both men and women in the art of conning, have perfected it.
It is deemed as a rite of passage for Nairobians, but not everyone goes through it.
Twitter users shared how they’ve been conned at one point.
@derahdavid - "Wanted to sell my 6-months old iPhone 7plus niongezee pesa ninunue X. Nikaadvertise pal I Meets this "buyer" pale The Clarion. Let me tell you Maina, kuna professional cons hii Kenya. Ah, earth is hard."
@mickeytartan - "Niliconniwangwa na mtu ingine apo nikiwa nimempelekea delivery ya viatu pale I&M Building .Alichukuanga viatu na akaniambia ameendea dooh Kwa ofisi kumbe alikua amenileta Kwa den yake ya kucon watu.Alishukanga na lift nikabaki apo nimengoja msee for hours bana."
@martha - "Ata haina haja ya story.......mimi nakaanga chini nafikiria style niliconiwa.....enyewe kazi ya ao majamaa ni safi.Does “kukula fare” count in the game of con? Well you be the judge."
@ayubsagini - "Nilitumia dem 900 atoke eldy acome nai nikiwa pale k.u..since 2017 hajai fika hadi wa leo..nilibuy hafi nyama akifika tukule alafu nianze mechi..inauma."
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