In the bustling metropolis of Lagos, Nigeria, a disturbing trend has emerged that threatens not only the livelihoods of innocent individuals but also the trust within the community. A young man, whose identity remains undisclosed, recently came under scrutiny for his involvement in a devious scheme involving fake epilepsy. This elaborate ruse was cunningly employed to manipulate people.
An Instagram users innocently shared a post of how he helped an epileptic man, however, got the shock of his life when other users exposed the supposed epileptic man to be a scam.
The modus operandi of this shocking deception was alarmingly simple yet highly effective. The young man would feign epileptic seizures during work hours, and attracting help from passer-by. Little did they know that this supposed medical crisis was nothing more than an act, orchestrated with malicious intent. Some Instagram users also affirmed that this man do lie about not having money to travel back to his village and being stranded.
This revelation has sent shockwaves throughout Lagos, prompting an urgent need for increased vigilance and awareness as it is obvious that people bow device different schemes to extort money from people.