Those who patronizes fairly used phones popularly known as London used phones are voluntarily embracing a nice time in prison yards for crimes they know nothing about. In a very important message and pictures shared by Malik Nasir, a social media influencer, he warned Nigerians about the danger of buying unverified fairly used phones and gadgets which could land them in prison.
Malik said; “Any time you buy that fairly or London used phone, you could be buying your way to prison. Stolen phones are now packaged or disguised as London or fairly used phones. Most of the phones were collected at gun-point or by robbers, stolen in traffic, snatched vehicles and bags, pickpocketed etc. Some of the disguised London or fairly used phones carry murder cases, particularly, where the true owners were murdered.”
“Several of such reported cases of stolen phones come from Oshodi, Mile 2, Mile 12, Mushin e.tc. These phones are mostly without packs and chargers. Each time you buy used phone, insist on the source and get your receipt. Please, keep it. That could be your saviour when the law enforcement agents tracked the phone to you because it might be difficult getting those that sold it to you. Note that, each time you buy that unverified fairly or London used phone, you are helping to keep robbers and criminals in business.”
“As soon as the robbers and criminals get their victims' phones, they are moved to Computer Village, Mushin and other markets where they are made to look like London or Fairly Used Phones.”
So, the next time you want to buy a phone please make sure it’s from a know and verifiable source.