The common trick here is that a conman or woman will produce genuine currency for a deposit and mostly is in big amounts then somewhere in between swap it with counterfeits.
This is an improvised version of the customer care tactic whereby a con approaches an M-PESA agent with a request to make a deposit and send it to another number through the agent’s personal phone since the con does not… Read More ›
CAUTION!!! Why You Should Never Send Funds Via MPesa / Airtel Money In Exchange For Physical Cash From Strangers
As many ordinary Kenyans continue to feel the pinch of inflation and have to work twice as hard to keep up by engaging in several income-earning ventures, a different lot of Kenyans are reaping heavily where they did not sow… Read More ›
An Mpesa agent will receive a call on their Mpesa line purportedly coming from Mpesa customer care staff. They will say they are upgrading their systems and would like an Agent to confirm some particulars on their records.
This is one of the earliest reported fraud visited upon the uninitiated agents or those that are naive