- An online seller that sells cellphone packages was caught and discovered that the contents of the packages were rocks
- The Special Mayor's Reaction Team caught the operation and they were able to intercept the packages
- The packages, including the box, were all for a cellphone and they looked legit, however, upon opening, what's inside were all rocks
- The rocks were even bubble-wrapped and it was not just one package but tons of it
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An online seller was caught by the raiding team from Manila's Special Mayor's Reaction selling cellphone packages but actually contain rocks, based on GMA News' report.
The raiding team caught the illicit operations being conducted in a warehouse in Paco, Maynila.
Upon opening the products that have already been packed and looked like they're about to be shipped out, they saw that what they contained were all rocks.
It isn't just one package but were actually a lot of packages.
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The labels on the packages were also "cellphones."
According to the report, the employees at the warehouse said that they will not be sending the packages with the rocks to customers, and that the recipients of the package were all employees of the said warehouse.
They also explained that they are doing the said "modus" so that they could increase their number in terms of online count when it comes to the number of products sold so as to entice legit buyers.
The seller reportedly has 36 accounts in different online selling platforms.
As per the report, the e-commerce website Lazada said that it will be investigating the incident.
With the ongoing pandemic, online selling has eaten a huge chunk of the market share. Unfortunately, there are some sellers who take advantage of customers.
An online seller captured the hearts and minds of netizens due to her funny antics during live selling. A lot of people got hooked after she shared her video. In fact, it has already reached several thousands of views.
Another online seller revealed the secret behind the success of her business. She narrated how she was able to start with a capital of P4,000 until she was able to make it grow. At present, the online seller has no other source of income except her live selling.