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Cameroon's nightmare plots

November 17, 2021

As Cameroonian cities face surging demand for land, scammers make a quick buck by pretending to be landowners. When the real owners show up, evicted tenants can lose not just their money, but also their home.


Demand for land has surged in Bamenda, Cameroon. Scammers pretend to own land and take money from buyers who believe they are purchasing land to build a home.