I reacted to an add placed on Gumtree for a DJI Phantom 3 Drone.
I contacted the person and he sent me photos and a description of the drone.
He gave me his banking details:
Nicolas van der horst
FNB Bank account number 62624557635
I deposited R10700 into his account and he would send the unit via courier 9am the following morning.
After numerous inquiries he said a friend of his will be traveling to Gauteng and will bring it to me.
His friend was named George.
This never happened and he did not answer any calls from then.
I contacted FNB fraud division and they informed me that all the funds have been withdrawn and I can not claim any money back.
Yesterday morning I saw an exact add placed again on Gumtree for an exact same Drone he supposedly would sell to me.
Same name: Nicolas van der Horst, and same cell number 0634421466.
He uses the email address: email@example.com
Gumtree mail: Seller.firstname.lastname@example.org
|Address:||186 Kenneth Avenue, Greenhills, Randfontein|
|Crime Date/Time:||20 Jul 2016, 08:07 AM|
|Reported Date:||26 Jul 2016, 08:07 AM|