gumtree scam


A guy by the name of Ayanda (seems south african) even though him and his accomplices are from Zim, has contacted me to buy both my Samsung phone and Macbook Pro. He was apparently living in Lambertsbay and would send his cousin to view the items. After postponing a few times we eventually met with the cousin at McDonalds, Bayside Mall. The supposed cousin looked very nervous and did not have a clue what he was looking at. When the payment had to be made, he had an issue logging in to fnb, we were however able to. So we left and told him that we need the money to reflect in our bank account. We knew it was a scam waiting to happen. So we get a call this morning that the cousin is at Steers, Westcoast Village, ready to collect and he is making the payment. So the payment was made...funny enough as expected, a cheque was deposited at Atlantis ATM....Thought he was in Lambertsbay. Needless to say, we did not hand over goods. We however took a picture of the cousin who would view and collect and we will be opening a case at the Police and hopefully obtain pictures from the ATM in Atlantis to identify the scammer who deposited the cheque. Hope this will help someone...look out for these numbers 071 757 1069 & 062 950 1851

Report ID: 11059
Crime Category: Fraud
Province: Western Cape
City/Town: CAPE TOWN
Suburb: Parklands
Address: Cape Town
Crime Date/Time: 19 Nov 2015, 08:11 AM
Reported By: Michael89491
Reported Date: 19 Nov 2015, 08:11 AM
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