Urban Africa Camera Fraud SCAM!

Urban africa Camera is a online store fully functional website and advertising on OLX that they sell cameras at great prices because it is on special.
When you first contact the "shop" ypu on either the landline : 031 8135726
Or on a cell number: +27 (72) 3468826
A person by the name of Bradly or Grant andwers the phone.

They are very convincing by responding to all the mails and reassuring you they are a legitamite company.

After sending the quote and paying R12850as one would for a camera, they then send you a note from their courier company, claiming it has been shipped out of the UK as they dont have it in stock in SA.
The courier "optimal courier services" then contacts you a day later , guy with the name of James, contact number : 083-738-2072
Claiming i have to pay import duties.
And paying the amount into this account (luckily i did not)

Bank Name: ABSA Bank
Account Name: MR.KHM
Account Number: 9311172971
Branch Code: 632005
Amount: R4,050

The promised to refund me 20days later as this was their "compnies" policy.

Obviously no money has been sent back to me.

Please be carefull of these guys.

Most of the numbers above is STILL working!!!!

Report ID: 11111
Crime Category: Fraud
Province: KwaZulu/Natal
City/Town: Richards Bay
Address: OLX And there website
Crime Date/Time: 6 Nov 2015, 07:11 AM
Reported By: Antois
Reported Date: 2 Dec 2015, 07:12 AM
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  • Antois 10 Dec 2015, 04:53 PM

    Unfortunately there is no way of getting back your money.

  • Earlq135 10 Dec 2015, 10:17 AM

    Hay people I'm pretty young and don't really know the laws of these things.... But Is there anyway to get the money back? I mean ANY way?

  • athobet 5 Dec 2015, 04:07 PM

    I had experience nearly same pattern with Herox Digital Solutions best ways to asked them to publish satisfied customer reports. They will push you of . You will now a whole syndicate operating to drain your money with this extra cheap camerasb

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