With online fraud on the rise, people are bound to become skeptical about online transaction. This will not stop tech entrepreneur from launching new initiatives online. That is not imply that there are no successful online transactions. Afterall, it is a lot easy and convenient.
However, a Kenya-based developer has launched a site, conmendatabase.com that is on a mission to put to rest the menace. The site flags fraudulent mobile phone numbers, by providing an online database of numbers involved in fraud; where people can search and get results if the number is flagged or not. The site which started 1st June 2014 has 29 reports and counting since then.
Techmoran recounts the story of Francis Garcia, the lead developer at Conmendatabase.com and how they started the site.