- 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 bystanders 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 sellers but getting a fake object thought to be a stone or soap instead.
The footage was sighted by YEN.com.gh 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 to ensure it was original.
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However, just when it was time for the buyer to bag the product, the gentleman took the phone back 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.
He immediately exchanged the fake object for the original phone and the seller put it directly inside the bag the unsuspecting buyer held, instructing him to keep it safe.
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Reports have always been heard of phone buyers at Circle returning home with soaps or stones packaged as phones. This video has shown how the original phones are 'turned' into objects without the buyer noticing.
Meanwhile, YEN.com.gh earlier reported that a viral video surfaced showing a young man who tried to buy a quality but highly affordable phone from Kwame Nkrumah Circle in Accra but was sold a stone instead.
In the video sighted by YEN.com.gh on Instagram, the young man is looking very sad as some men who appear to be living around there come to console him.
According to the young man, he attempted to buy the phone for GHc100. The two men who were commiserating with him found it ridiculous and asked why he would attempt to buy such an expensive phone at such a price.
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Source: Yen Ghana