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Exposing multiple Facebook pages impersonating three water tank manufacturers in Kenya and offering bogus discounts on their products

IN SHORT: These Facebook pages use the names of three major companies in Kenya to offer huge discounts on water tanks. But be warned, they are all run by scammers.

The Facebook pages Toptank, Toptank, Toptank, Toptank, Roto Tank Moulders Ltd, Roto Tank, Kentainers Ltd-Kentank, Kentainers Ltd, Kentank Ltd and Kentainers Limited are offering huge discounts on water tanks in Kenya.

The pages use the names and logos of TopTank, Roto Moulders Limited and Kentainers Limited, who are the major manufacturers of water storage tanks in Kenya.

Each of these pages has at least one advert that has been reposted multiple times on Facebook.

The pages have asked users to contact them privately via phone call, Facebook Messenger or WhatsApp to place orders.

The adverts have been posted on different dates here, here, here, here, here, here, here, here, here, here, here, here, here and here.

But are they genuine? We checked.

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Imposter pages

The “page transparency” section of these ten pages shows that they were created in 2023 and 2024. This is the first red flag, as they use the names of companies that have been operating for many years.

We searched the internet and found the websites of the three companies. Their official websites are, and

Two of them, TopTank and Kentainers Limited, provide links to their Facebook pages.

TopTank’s official Facebook page was created in February 2014, while Kentainers Limited’s official Facebook page was created in February 2016. Africa Check previously found the official Facebook page of Roto Moulders Limited to be Roto Tanks. It was created in February 2014. 

None of the heavily discounted offers have been posted on the legit pages. The companies have cautioned their customers not to fall for these scams.  

To protect yourself from online fraudsters, read Africa Check’s guide to Facebook scams and how to spot them.

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