Fake gold alert: Man captured spraying ordinary stone to make gold

Fake gold alert: Man captured spraying ordinary stone to make gold

YEN.com.gh has come across a photo that seems to be making a lot of rounds on Facebook and other social media platforms.

A photo of ordinary stones being turned into gold has caught the attention of Ghanaians on social media.

In the photo that was sighted by YEN.com.gh, a man whose face did not show was seen spraying ordinary stones and making them pass off as gold.

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Some of the stones which were already sprayed with a gold liquid spray looked exactly like real gold.

Looking at the already sprayed stones, it will be difficult for someone who has not seen gold before to tell the diffrence.

Facebook users on watching the photo reacted:

Geoffery cautioned unsuspecting businessmen:

Youngboss laughed about the fake gold:

Kofi revealed the differences in gold:

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Kwame explained what real gold looks like:

Clement called out scammers who are said to use such fake gold:

Deducing from the comments, it is evident that many people are feeling pity for unsuspecting business persons.

Many made reference to the reports that have been making rounds concerning young guys who are into fraud.

Popularly knows in Ghana as 'sakawa guys', scammers use such fake gold to outwit businessmen that are interested in buying gold.

They often meet people on the internet and succeed in convincing them to purchase gold from them.

After engaging and convincing them, these scammers find a way to extort money from them with the promise of selling the gold which it in the first place fake.

The police and other security agencies have worked hard the clock to clamp down on such fraudsters.

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