- A young man has been sold a dummy phone instead of a real one in town
- The video showed the man giving money to the seller but walked away with a fake one
- This is not the first time such a thing is happening to someone but lessons have not been learnt
A man has been swindled of a huge sum of money after he was sold a fake phone in place of a real one by a confidence trickster in what is believed to be Circle.
The video sighted by Briefly.co.za showed two men engaging in a transaction outside what looked like an office building.
The man who appeared to be looking for a phone to buy had already inspected the device and placed it in his pocket.
The seller then was still trying to get a good price for the device and was looking for the buyer to pay something appreciable.
After getting the man to part with some money, the seller took the phone out of the pocket of the buyer to check something.
It then appeared like the buyer was changing his mind over the sale and tried convincing the buyer to pay more for the device.
As the buyer reached into his bag to bring out some money, the seller quickly but expertly swapped the phones and replaced it with something else which looked just like the phone.
In other news, Briefly.co.za reported that Trevor Noah has been announced as the host of the 63rd annual Grammy Awards. The Recording Academy took to Twitter on Tuesday afternoon, 24 November and revealed that the South African Emmy-award winning comedian will host the prestigious awards on 31 January, 2021.
"We’re thrilled to welcome @TheDailyShow host, Emmy-winner, and GRAMMY-nominee @TrevorNoah as the host of the 63rd #GRAMMYs! We can’t think of a better person to serve as Master of Ceremonies for Music’s Biggest Night."
The Recording Academy is famous for its Grammy Awards, which recognize achievements in the music industry.
Trevor Noah's name trended high on the micro-blogging app when the Recording Academy made the announcement. Fans of The Daily Show host took to Twitter to congratulate him on bagging the gig.
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Source: Briefly News