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Illegal Cell Phone Subscriptions

Location: George
Crime Date: 27 August 2014
Reported Date: 29 August 2014

Illegal Cell Phone Subscriptions

I have a Mobile Router contracted from Vodacom. I noticed when logging on that an amount of R7 a day had been deducted from my account for "Foto SMS" services. This amount has been deducted by Vodacom for the past 5 months. What baffles me is that the sim card is for a router, NOT  a cell phone. This is a service I would never use, AND I certainly did not subscribe to in any way.

I went to the local Vodacom office to enquire and of course was told that they do not have any control over 3rd party deductions. I was told to phone a number given for this "service" and on doing so was told by Telkom, "that this number has been suspended". The lady at Vodacom then phone a company called "Smartcall" who apparently is responsible for "billing and deductions" only. The lady, Shannon, confirmed that money was indeed being deducted from my account for a 4th party called "interband.e". She could not give me a phone number for this company, because, she said, they only communicate with them by e-mail! She then forwarded an e-mail to them asking for proof of subscription, and, a possible refund. This e-mail was cc'd to me and the address is interband.e@gmail.com . Shannon did not include a name on the e-mail, but she did cc the e-mail to Cathrine Seko and Yvonne Seko.

So, Vodacom is deducting R210 a month from my account for a service I did not ask for, for a service that is impossible to use on my device, and then as far as I can tell, forwarding the money to a "company" that has no phone number and is operating from a Gmail account. All this via a company called Smartcall which is obviously a front for collecting money from unsuspecting people like me.

What really riles me is that the number for the sim card is never ever used by me, I don't even know what it is. I don't need to know it, it is  sim card in a router (or modem). How do these fraudsters get the number? There are also SMS's on this number from the usual suspects telling me this number has  won millions! The only way these people can get this number, as far as I can tell, is via Vodacom.

Is Vodacom, and Smartcall,  thus not also involved in this type of scam? What is RICA all about? How can these deductions be made by companies without referring to the account holder?



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Loan Scammers

Location: Makwassie
Crime Date: 28 August 2014
Reported Date: 29 August 2014

Loan Scammers

Applied for a loan more than a month ago. Paid R850 for registration fees and then I had to pay another R2250 for a certificate. Never received the loan. Received an e-mail yesterday that I only have to pay R1850 for the transfer fees from the UK. The company name is Star loans. E-mail address is: starloanscompanylimited@yahoo.co.za. Name: Benson Graham.

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REFUSES TO PAY RENT AND VACATE PROPERTY

Location: Langebaan
Crime Date: 28 August 2014
Reported Date: 28 August 2014

REFUSES TO PAY RENT AND VACATE PROPERTY

Mr Zardoz Cerff, residing in Langebaan, has been renting a property since end of December 2013 and has paid less than 2 months rent.  He was given notice on various occasions and is still residing in the property with not paying rent.  The rate levy which was billed on the electricity, was deducted off his rental, each month, but still now rent paid. He now owes over R30 000.00 rent, he has threatened the property agent with violence, which acts on our behalf. He claims to be treated like an animal, but still refuses to pay rent.  There is a bond which is paid every month, with no rental income to cover this. He has also refused the owner access to the property.  Please be careful of this man, as he is violent and has no respect for others.



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Online Job Applications

Location: Vereeniging
Crime Date: 28 August 2014
Reported Date: 28 August 2014

Online Job Applications

WARNING !!! ALL THE ONLINE JOB SITE IS CORRUPT. I AM TALKING CAREERS 24, INDEED JOBS, LOCANTO, CAREERJET, ETC. ETC.  One apply for a job and then you get e-mails for supposedly recruitment agencies telling you that you are on a short list and that you need to fax your CV to an 0860...number.  When I reply to the e-mails "go scam somebody else" the e-mail come back..."does not exist.  Be careful



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Friesian horse scam

Location: Stellenbosch
Crime Date: 23 August 2014
Reported Date: 28 August 2014

Friesian horse scam

Undoubtedly I have been subjected to, but fortunately not taken in by, a scam. Worringly, it has proved extremely difficult to report this, as the SAPS email addresses for reporting such crime are inoperative, and nobody really seems very interested is the overall impression I get. This is sad, because I have no doubt that the "scammer" will catch people with this story. I became suspicious on perusing the original email from the "scammer", thatthe horse in the photos that came with the email (only one photo attached), looked like a topclass horse. I decided to send an email in response to the “scammer” to see ifI could get more detail. I received a speedy reply to my email, and afterreading the contents I had no doubt that it was a scam. I did an image searchof the photographs on the Internet, and I was able to identify from which sitethe “scammer” had lifted the pictures, saying falsely that they were of thefictitious horse called “Molly Loe”. The email came originally to a schoolteacher contact of my husband’s, who is not connectedwith the horse world. He asked her to forward it to him, so that he could letme look at it. As I am an equestrian, he knew that I would have more idea as towhether the story rang true or not – it instantly made me suspicious! The lastemail I received from the “scammer” shows that she is getting impatient for aresponse! Incidentally, the web page where the “scammer”lifted the photos from is: http://www.frysk-andaluz.com/friesians-for-sale/friesian-mares/esther-tsjerk-328-sportpref-x-jurjen-first-pr-stermare/Read from the bottom upwards to get the right chronological order of mails:-

-----Original Message-----

From: Heila Reichel [mailto:heilareichelmag@gmail.com]
Sent: Monday, August 25, 2014 2:24 PM
To: undisclosed recipient
Subject: Re: FRIESIAN MARE NEEDS A NEW STABLE

Hello

It hasbeen a while since I last read from you and I was wondering if you are stillinterested.Please be kind to at least email me even if you are no longerinterested so that at least I know what to do next.

Thanks

Heila

From: Heila Reichel [mailto:heilareichelmag@gmail.com

Sent: Saturday, August 23, 2014 1:56 PM
To: undisclosed recipient 
Subject: FRIESIAN MARE NEEDS A NEW STABLE

Hello,

I have this interesting offer .I am hoping you will be interested or knowsomeone who is.I have this Friesian mare that I want to relocate.Her name isMolly Loe. She is 1.60cm. Expressive floating gaits make her easy to sit and apleasure to ride. Her calm,intelligent and kind nature makes her a dependablepartner on trail and in new situations. She is sweet, kind and a real peoplepleaser. Bonds deeply with her humans.Her uses are limitless. Happily hacks outon trails alone or with others. Jumps logs,goes through water and overbridges.LOVES to be groomed and fussed over. Excellent work ethic and thriveson praise. Great show ring partner.Sound, no vices and no additionalmaintenance. Easy keeper, great feet-goes barefoot.

She is currently in Botswana.I have joined my husband who was formerly workingin Botswana and was transferred last month to Kameroun.I was hoping to take heralong with me that is why my husband had to go ahead to make arrangements.Unfortunately my husband decided that it was too expensive ,the importationprocedure too complex and above all there was not enough space for her herewith us.

So I have traveled and left her in Botswana.Since we can not bring here and shecan not stay forever in Botswana,my husband has asked me that I give to anyoneback home in RSA or nearby who has the accommodation , experience and viable totake care of her.So if you are interested we will like to know the kind ofaccommodation you have , your experience with horses and also assure us thatyou can take good care of her.Please answer us honestly because our priority isthat she goes to a good stable.

Now concerning how to get her to you.We are giving her away for R8,000 whichbasically covers transportation to you and delivery expenses to your deliveryaddress anywhere in RSA or nearby.We have an agent Mrs Kajane who willtransport and deliver the mare to you.As we proceed we will link both of you.Soplease if you are interested then get back to me.My husband Dawie, will like totalk with you if you are interested.His number is  +23772892373 .
Thanks
Heila

From: undisclosed 

Sent: Saturday, August 23, 2014 1:50 PM
To: 'heilareichelmag1@gmail.com'
Subject: RE: PHOTOS FRIESIAN MARE THAT URGENTLY NEEDS A STABLE

 Hi

Are you selling the mare, looking for stabling, or looking to re-homeher? I cannot quite tell what exactly you are looking for in your email.

From: undisclosed

Sent: Friday, August 22, 2014 5:54 PM
To: undisclosed recipient
Subject: FW: PHOTOS FRIESIAN MARE THAT URGENTLY NEEDS A STABLE

 From: undisclosed

To: undisclosed recipient
Date: Thu, 21 Aug 2014 11:36:22 +0200
Subject: FW: PHOTOS FRIESIAN MARE THAT URGENTLY NEEDS A STABLE

From: undisclosed 

Sent: 23 July 2014 14:13
To: Staff
Subject: FW: PHOTOS FRIESIAN MARE THAT URGENTLY NEEDS A STABLE

From: Heila Reichel M [mailto:heilareichelmag1@gmail.com

Sent: 22 July 2014 11:09
Subject: PHOTOS FRIESIAN MARE THAT URGENTLY NEEDS A STABLE

Hello

I have this Friesian Mare that urgently needs to berelocated asap.She urgently needs a stable and I was wondering if you will beinterested or know someone who may be interested. Please if you are interestedand then get back to me for more information. Find attached pictures of themare
Thanks
Heila



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Cupboard fraudster

Location: CAPE TOWN
Crime Date: 3 June 2014
Reported Date: 27 August 2014

Cupboard fraudster

Michiel du Toit (or so he is called) advertises his services (MJ's cupboards) on Gumtree for the installation of cupboards. He does the quote and then require that you pay a 70% deposit, which I did. Three months later, he still didn't install any of the cupboards he was supposed to. He didn't return all my money in full, only part thereof. Refuses to answer my phone calls and messages. DO NOT TRUST THIS MAN!!!

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Jet ski trailer for sale

Location: Upington
Crime Date: 18 August 2014
Reported Date: 26 August 2014

Jet ski trailer for sale

These guys sold me a trailer.
Never delivered it.
They don't answer their phone or emails.
Their Stb account has no owner or address.
Huge scam.!!!!!
I have lots of e mail's from jenny and paid her.
Can some 1 please assist me with this matter ?


SLIVIA ABAYOMI GENERAL TRADING
Le Roux ,Upington,Northern Cape,South Africa
E-mail   :aboymi.general.trailers@gmail.com
REG      :2012-123319-07
SKYPE  :abayomi.general.traders
MSN       :abayomi.traders
Yahoo    :abay.general.trading
Tel           :+27(0)818459671 / Fax :+27(0)865475070
Working hours:Mon -Fri 9am-4pm & Sat:9am-1pm



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English Bulldog

Location: DURBAN
Crime Date: 26 August 2014
Reported Date: 26 August 2014

English Bulldog

I have been a victim to this idiots for R5760,00 for a English Bulldog Puppy ,we were asked to pay 50% by the seller called Stacey Shannon and the balance on delivery !but then we received a call from the courier company sapetcouier@gmail.co.za for loan crate of R200,00 and R4000,00 insurance which is refundable on delivery ,
But I need to do it immediately for same day delivery, amount to the so called courier company R4200,00 ,thereafter forward me flight details and tracking no and delivery time ,immediately after the payment was made into their account ,they will not take my calls ,I realized this was a scam.I immediately called my bank ,hoping for the bank to reverse payment.
Cell numbers used by these rubbish people ,is 0766562236 ,0737415967
ABSA Acc .9297514853 ,Standard Bank 10092844286  & t10063282877
PEOPLE PLEASE BE CAREFUL ,LEARN FROM MY MISTAKE.


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