Marabouts are West African con men & fortune tellers who market their services in Europe with little flyers printed on coloured paper. In France, there’s an ongoing collectors’ craze for these notes. I found one under my windshield wiper the other day. I translate:
Fortune teller, international marabout
Born with spiritual power. I am known worldwide. I can solve all your problems e.g. love, health, family problems, business, legal issues, financial transactions, weight loss. You learn how to protect yourself and your family from the enemy and how you get your near and dear ones back into your life. Guaranteed result.
Speaks French, English
Call and schedule an appointment!
Subway Farsta Centrum
The stationary phone number belongs to a guy on Molkomsbacken in Farsta, a Stockholm suburb. He’s registered for six cell phones and four stationary numbers at three street addresses.
Other marabouts who have operated in my area in recent years are Professor Manfaring and Jimbo. In 2009 the latter was detained by the police along with his interpreter after selling unguents and potions at exorbitant prices to an old man who hoped to have his youth restored. I have now tipped the police off about Mr. Seeki. Though I guess he won’t stay in Sweden for very long.