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Re: Scam Alert

Unread post by Mikee » Fri May 24, 2019 12:26 pm

No , Nedbank account.
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Re: Scam Alert

Unread post by Heineman » Fri May 24, 2019 12:56 pm

Roger wrote:
Fri May 24, 2019 8:19 am
Are people still being scammed by using e-wallets?


Yes they are still doing the ewallet But the purpose of this is to draw attention to them self Sometimes I wonder if it is not the scammer himself Posting to irritate us.
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Re: Scam Alert

Unread post by Heineman » Fri May 24, 2019 12:59 pm

Mikee wrote:
Fri May 24, 2019 12:26 pm
No , Nedbank account.
It is an account
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Re: Scam Alert

Unread post by nic weskus » Fri May 24, 2019 1:42 pm

Let us please name and shame.

It seems like in all instances this scammer responded to your "wanted" ads.
And then contacted you via whatsapp?
Am I right in saying this?
So he did not go via the pm route on Avcom?

What I am sure of is that he is on Avcom.
Between us.
Reading everything we discuss.

NO E WALLET.
No bussiness with someone not going through Avcom pms.
Ask him a name of someone known on Avcom to vouch for him.
This is not the time to be taking exception to someone asking you for a reference.
Eish.

Can the people that have been scammed please respond on THIS THREAD by saying HOW the scammer got hold of them.
Was it a "wanted" ad that you had placed??
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Re: Scam Alert

Unread post by Heineman » Fri May 24, 2019 1:50 pm

That is it Nick I second that Let us maybe discuss this.
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Re: Scam Alert

Unread post by Heineman » Fri May 24, 2019 2:11 pm

Username:Shenecoet

Sent: Fri Feb 15, 2019 8:49 pm
From: Shenecoet
Recipient: Heineman

Hi please can you contact me regarding this. If this is the same guy i have his location.







I do believe this is our scammer His profile was only active for one day I was in Australia at the time and only saw this 2 weeks later
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Re: Scam Alert

Unread post by Rotor kop » Fri May 24, 2019 5:22 pm

How is it possible that no one is doing anything about this person??? If that is the case then i think i might as well take a bunch of you okes as well 8)

Brand new never opened 795 gps for sale. Unwanted gift. R9500. Deposit of R1500 secures postage, balance paid when you have the gps and are happy.....
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Re: Scam Alert

Unread post by Heineman » Fri May 24, 2019 9:58 pm

Rotor kop wrote:
Fri May 24, 2019 5:22 pm
How is it possible that no one is doing anything about this person??? If that is the case then i think i might as well take a bunch of you okes as well 8)

Brand new never opened 795 gps for sale. Unwanted gift. R9500. Deposit of R1500 secures postage, balance paid when you have the gps and are happy.....
It is as easy as that
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Re: Scam Alert

Unread post by Mikee » Sun May 26, 2019 9:56 am

Perhaps the mods can help by having the trader watch section have the same notification system as the for sales, so when a new post appears it is in red.
This oke got me because I was unaware of Trader watch. My bad. A small change may benefit others.
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Re: Scam Alert

Unread post by peter64 » Thu May 30, 2019 6:00 pm

Is it not possible to trace this scumbag if you have his banking details? Bank accounts also have to be RICA'd.
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Re: Scam Alert

Unread post by stephanvanzyl » Wed Nov 06, 2019 9:29 am

Thank you so much for Google search!!! I just received the same type of contact who sent me the identical copy of ID. Also operating under the name of Benjamin Van Straaten. This time with cell number 078 888 5117. I was looking for a certain stereo amplifier and this guy contacted me saying he has one to sell. Conversation went on and I got alarm bells ringing and searched for this ID on google and found this page.

Hopefully no one else falls for his thieving ways.

Almost lost R2000!

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