Gumtree fraud


I responded to an ad on Gumtree for a Hyandai Getz at a great price of R23 000.  Carla answered the phone and said a holding deposit would be put down at 3pm that day. I asked if I could pay a deposit immediately to secure the car for me. She handed me to her "husband" Derick Bensen who directed me to deposit a holding deposit with Checkers money transfer.  As soon as I did so and informed them they switched the phone off.  I googled the ad again and another one for a Toyota Tazz at the same price and same mileage came up.  So they put up more than one ad.

Report ID: 6422
Crime Category: Fraud
Province: Gauteng
City/Town: Randburg
Suburb: Four Ways
Address: Unknown
Crime Date/Time: 27 May 2014, 00:05 AM
Reported By: Username6422
Reported Date: 28 May 2014, 11:05 AM
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