Scams

How to spot a pyramid scheme

NAME: Pyramid Scheme NATURE: illegal SOLE PURPOSE: Recruitment PROFIT GENERATION: Recruitment commissions ENTRY MODE: Payment of entry fee ‘investment fee’ PRODUCT/SERVICES: None but if present, they are usually overpriced poor quality difficult to sell little value to the consumer OPERATIONS:… Read More ›

Hurtful Kindness

This one plays on your human traits like sympathy. Someone approaches you and tells that he/she doesn’t have a phone or hasn’t registered as an M-PESA user. The person is usually a kid, sick-looking or someone you can sympathize with.