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11 Nov 2017

Man narrates how he got scammed by computer village boys as money changed to newspaper pieces

A young man has shared the story of how he fell victim of ‘one chance’ operators and how he was also duped by some guys in computer village, all in the space of two weeks in Lagos,

A lot of stories have been told about ‘one chance’ operators and their mode of operation. Many resident of Lagos have fallen victim to their antics, some merely by being engaged in a conversation part with money and some valuables, while others get to submit at gun point.
The young man claimed that he was robbed at gun point on a bus from Oshodi to Iyana-Ipaja on November 3 and in the bid to recover the loss, decided to sell off some of his personal effect. He only came to his consciousness when he was on a bus to Ojuelegba.
He discovered the supposed one hundred and fifty thousand given to him for the sale was just newspapers cut to the size of one thousand naira note.
Read his story below:
“How I got involved in one chance bus and how 150,000k turned to paper in my pocket within 2weeks. I’m posting this so that y’ll will learn one or two things from my horrible experience. It all started on the 3rd of November. It was around 8pm that I entered a bus that was going to iyana ipaja from oshodi I never knew that have enter one chance bus, the bus have 7 passangers on board with a man wearing military uniform sitting in front of the bus. Just before we got to cement bus stop two of the guys inside the bus pointed gun at us, they asked for money when they collected it they demand for our ATM card, they told us not to scream or else they will kill us.
“The driver drove to the near by ATM point and asked us to withdrew all our money. They later let us go myself and two other woman. I had to trek home that night but thanks to God for my life. As if that is not enough, yesterday 10th Nov I got another shocking experience of my life in Lagos. Because of the incident that happened the last time which made me run out of cash and I have allot of pending job so this took me to the point of selling some of my gadget just to meet up with my client. I put a call through to my friend for some money in which he gave me.
“So yesterday I packed my system and some other stuff took it to computer village in Ikeja because that’s the only place in Lagos that I know I can sell it. On getting there I went inside a shop after several bagging I sold the gadget. After everything I was having 150,000k with me so I got a bus that’s going to abulebegba and it was inside the bus that I notice that the money inside my pocket have reduce this made me brought the money out and to my greatest surprise the money had turn to a paper shaped in size of money and covered with 1k.
“I could not cry non scream i was just laughing. This is my sixth years in Lagos have never experience such horrible experience in my entire life not to talk of going through it twice in 2weeks. I’m presently distabilize both physical and mentally but I believe in God that he will see me through.”
See pictures of the money that allegedly changed to paper below;
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