Nairobi scams: Appliances Sales Kenya

home appliances kenya scam

Appliances Sales has been mentioned by several people as a scam. They have a website called applianceske.com which they market through their various Facebook pages. They have several pages, all of which redirect to their website.

the company, said to be run by Edwin Sifuna Ndolo, scammed Kenyans over 2million shillings before shutting down its store on Waiyaki Way. The company, which had been receiving payments from clients for over 6 months but did not deliver the goods, also switched off their mobile phones and shut down its website, www.appliances.co.ke.

The company, said to have been in operation for over 3 years, claimed there were delays occasioned by theft of the goods: “The current backlog in deliveries has been occasioned by internal security lapse that saw an assortment of goods stolen. The same is under investigation and has been reported at Kabete Police Station under OB 94/04/12/19.”

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A month later, they returned with the new website and new Facebook pages. 

Here are their affiliated pages:

home appliances kenya scamHome Appliances Kenya LTD

With over 15,000 fans on Facebook, they claim to be ‘dealers of all home appliances. They boast of great discounts of upto 50 percent the selling price, and use the number 0703 689014. Some of the products listed under their discount programme include with free delivery and 2 years warranty.

  • RAMTONS 2 Gas Burners, Non Stick Complete Cooker with 13Kg TOTAL Gas + Free LPG Gas Pipe & Gas Regulator Ksh. 6500
  • GLD 32 INCH HD DIGITAL TV (Inbuilt Decoder) FREE To Air, With FREE Antennae and Wall Mount Bracket Ksh. 9195
  • RAMTONS Fridge 90Ltrs, Double Door Silver Ksh. 11,995
  • RAMTONS 4 Gas Burners 55 X 55 Gas Oven Cooker with 13Kg TOTAL Gas + Free LPG Gas Pipe & Gas Regulator Ksh. 14,995

One response for all inquiries

Whether you want to know if a product is in stock, the price of a product, if delivery is available in your area, where they are located, or any other question, their answer is always: “HELLO. Please Call/Text/WhatsApp Us On 0703689014 To Place Your Order.”

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Some people have tried to order via WhatsApp and shared their experiences on Facebook.

One Ngigi says: “Guys don’t fall for their tricks it’s a fake they are con men and thieves through the SBM bank they are THIEVES WATCH OUT I am a victim of their scam.”

Another one by the name Prince says: “These people are scammers pleade don’t try sending your money or even ordering, i have a friend these guys duped, I am warning you don’t try.”

Their Facebook page set up on January 6, 2020.

General Appliances Kenya

General Appliances Kenya Ltd scamJust like their other pages, they boast of huge discounts on home appliances.

One of their posts on Facebook says: “Get 50% discounts on high-end quality fridges (Sumsang and LG),Neon microwaves, Cookers (Elba,Ariston),fan extractors, hoods, washing machines ,plate warmer etc. We give option of instalments (lipa pole pole )we deliver to the door country wide,also 2yrs warranty is given. Kindly vist our stores, we based in miritini mombasa, alternatively call/whatsupp 0726014256 ,send your details we raise a purchase order.we value our customers that’s why we are rendering quality services.”

However, the experiences of clients are similar, and they do not reveal their location. Some clients have been told the shop is based in Nakuru, others Thika, others Industrial area Nairobi and others Karen.

Appliances Kenya

This page was created in October 2019 and has over 3000 fans. They trade on their Facebook page and receive orders through their number, 0781989904.

Here is how their sales posts look: “CLEARANCE SALE OFFERS! Brand New with Guaranteed 1+ Year Warranty. WhatsApp us to place your order 0781989904. We Deliver within 2 to 3 days Countrywide.
✔️VIsion Plus 32 Inch Digital @ Ksh 9,295
✔️Ramtons 2 Burners Complete Cooker @ Ksh 6,500
✔️Costway 105 Liters Fridge @ Ksh 12,500
✔️Ramtons 4 Burners Cooker Complete @ Ksh 14,995.”
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However, they are just the same people operating under different names and working hard to scam unsuspecting Kenyans.

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