Twitter has been within the information for the previous couple of weeks and it appears controversy isn’t able to half methods with the micro-blogging platform.
On Wednesday, February 17, the hashtag ‘#iPhoneScam’ was trending on Twitter with many customers posting about how an alleged fraudster had been duping individuals by providing new iPhones are very low costs. The rip-off has been referred to as out by a YouTuber and what has adopted is a collection of tweets and allegations towards the alleged particular person.
Let’s take a more in-depth take a look at what has occurred.
What we all know
Just lately, a YouTuber by the identify of Nishant Kumar Singh uploaded a video on-line accusing founder and proprietor of Squeaks Media, Neel Patel, of a number of scams. Accompanying Singh within the video was one other particular person, Abhimanyu Singh Rana, because the duo mentioned how Patel had been concerned in varied alleged scams.
The place Singh is understood to make political movies on YouTube, Rana is an impartial blogger and writes on politics.
There’s a Twitter thread that lists the alleged scams Patel was concerned in. They’ve additionally accused Patel of utilizing his corporations ‘Squeaks Media’ and ‘eGyaan’ to con individuals.
The spotlight of the video nevertheless is the dialogue on the ‘iPhone rip-off’.
As per the video, the duo has accused Patel of utilizing his enterprise ‘NaaradPay’ to supply low cost iPhone to on-line prospects. Patel has additionally been accused of bolstering his market credibility with the assistance of on-line influencers and never making the deliveries of the iPhones to prospects who’ve made the cost.
The pair additionally alleges that just a few prospects have acquired the deliveries simply in order that Patel could make individuals consider that the provide is real.
Perceive the methodology:
If he collects cash for 100 iPhones, he delivering iphone to 20-30 individuals whereas prioritizing deliveries to Twitter influencers.
The remaining 70 of us – who’re in all probability not influencers – would get utterly duped. Nothing ever reaches to them.
— Nishant (@nishant_india) February 16, 2021
Whereas Singh and Rana have accused Patel of a number of scams, Patel has taken to Twitter to reply that the delay within the supply of iPhones is simply as a result of restricted availability of the product. He has voiced his vexation concerning the allegations and had declared that the provide will not be a rip-off and not one of the allegations are true.
Creating undesirable controversy and forcing individuals to place a Tweet with out listening facet of story is what left now? Alr8 name me a rip-off however solely with proof of after not getting proofs.
— NEEL (@nto1927) February 16, 2021
At the moment, the trio is engaged in a verbal battle with supporters from every celebration becoming a member of the spat. The whole controversy has reworked right into a cesspool of verbal abuse, memes and extra allegations.