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Unread post by Odog » Fri Feb 08, 2019 10:52 am

Guys just a heads up. I believe it pointless to post the persons name as it probably changes everyday. My opinion is to never do a transfer to an E wallet or any form of instant cash platform offered by the banks. Only legitimate bank details. To the guy who scammed me: the wheel turns.
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Re: looks like I have been taken

Unread post by Wonko the Sane » Fri Feb 08, 2019 10:57 am

Odog wrote:
Fri Feb 08, 2019 10:52 am
Guys just a heads up. I believe it pointless to post the persons name as it probably changes everyday. My opinion is to never do a transfer to an E wallet or any form of instant cash platform offered by the banks. Only legitimate bank details. To the guy who scammed me: the wheel turns.
Post the name, if just to alert others...


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Re: looks like I have been taken

Unread post by Vesparado » Fri Feb 08, 2019 10:58 am

Wonko the Sane wrote:
Fri Feb 08, 2019 10:57 am
Odog wrote:
Fri Feb 08, 2019 10:52 am
Guys just a heads up. I believe it pointless to post the persons name as it probably changes everyday. My opinion is to never do a transfer to an E wallet or any form of instant cash platform offered by the banks. Only legitimate bank details. To the guy who scammed me: the wheel turns.
Post the name, if just to alert others...


W
I caught him out yesterday using Gabriel Steenkamp

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https://www.avcom.co.za/phpBB3/viewtopi ... 5&t=213898
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Re: looks like I have been taken

Unread post by Tomcat1 » Fri Feb 08, 2019 11:20 am

This guys face has been posted a few times on the Traders Watch forum and each time a different name...
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Re: looks like I have been taken

Unread post by Vesparado » Fri Feb 08, 2019 11:26 am

Tomcat1 wrote:
Fri Feb 08, 2019 11:20 am
This guys face has been posted a few times on the Traders Watch forum and each time a different name...


It's not his face. Just like his aliases and avatars!
I say,Fly It like you stole it!
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Re: looks like I have been taken

Unread post by Tomcat1 » Fri Feb 08, 2019 11:44 am

Vesparado wrote:
Fri Feb 08, 2019 11:26 am
Tomcat1 wrote:
Fri Feb 08, 2019 11:20 am
This guys face has been posted a few times on the Traders Watch forum and each time a different name...


It's not his face. Just like his aliases and avatars!
Yip, this oke is a real chameleon...
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Re: looks like I have been taken

Unread post by Vesparado » Fri Feb 08, 2019 11:48 am

Like I said to Mark...I feel like making him my special project.

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Re: looks like I have been taken

Unread post by moe786 » Sun Feb 10, 2019 6:45 am

Please open a case at saps then contact the bank to which you transfered money to. Contact their fraud division and provide saps case number. If we all open cases and alert the banks it will help them catch him.
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Re: looks like I have been taken

Unread post by Vesparado » Sun Feb 10, 2019 11:32 am

moe786 wrote:
Sun Feb 10, 2019 6:45 am
Please open a case at saps then contact the bank to which you transfered money to. Contact their fraud division and provide saps case number. If we all open cases and alert the banks it will help them catch him.


Can't be traced via e-wallet

Uses numerous cell numbers. Probably pays people for a RICA's SIM card.

Ves :mrgreen:
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Re: looks like I have been taken

Unread post by Wonko the Sane » Sun Feb 10, 2019 12:43 pm

Vesparado wrote:
Sun Feb 10, 2019 11:32 am
moe786 wrote:
Sun Feb 10, 2019 6:45 am
Please open a case at saps then contact the bank to which you transfered money to. Contact their fraud division and provide saps case number. If we all open cases and alert the banks it will help them catch him.


Can't be traced via e-wallet

Uses numerous cell numbers. Probably pays people for a RICA's SIM card.

Ves :mrgreen:
Some SPs sell instantly active SIM cards, especially at the airports(as you exit baggage collection, Virgin often in the small hall before the public exit, R50 bucks for a card and 20min talk time)

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Re: looks like I have been taken

Unread post by RickduPreez » Mon Mar 18, 2019 11:56 am

I recently got scammed by someone who used the name of Benjamin van Straaten (probably a stolen identity) I unfortunately gave this crook a copy of my driver's licence. He is now using my credentials to try and scam other victims. I bought a Bose A20 set from him, which was non existent.

I found a newly created profile closely matching mine. My profile is "RickduPreez" (created in 2016), the new profile uses a combination of my name and surname, but was created in 2019. I do not want to mention the possible scamming user directly, but I have opened up a case of fraud with the police.

I feel really dumb for falling for a deal that is too good to be true. I don't care about the money, but do care about protecting my name.

Please be on the lookout for anybody using my name to sell products and services on Avcom.

He will either use "Benjamin van Straaten" or my name "Rick du Preez". He will provide you with a copy of my driver's licence to secure the deal. Don't do it!
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Re: looks like I have been taken

Unread post by ASH26V » Tue Mar 19, 2019 1:50 pm

I have a bank savings account number. Will open a case and call fraud dept.
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Re: looks like I have been taken

Unread post by Christo » Tue Mar 19, 2019 2:12 pm

Odog wrote:
Fri Feb 08, 2019 10:52 am
Guys just a heads up. I believe it pointless to post the persons name as it probably changes everyday. My opinion is to never do a transfer to an E wallet or any form of instant cash platform offered by the banks. Only legitimate bank details. To the guy who scammed me: the wheel turns.
There are numerous warnings here to not use ewallet going back a few months!
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