Melvin Gumtree Ad


This person named Melvin posts ads on Gumtree. He then asks for a deposit via his bacnk account or E-Wallet and then disappears. Please find his details below:Account number he provides:M M ConstanceAcc #: 753666510Branch Code: 007154I have 2 contact numbers for him: 0760614146 and 0747737658His e-mail address is: delmabeng.mach@gmail.comHe goes by the name Melvin and claims to be in Kimberely at the moment. He sounds like a foreigner and has a distinct French accent which leads me to believe he is from within the Africa continent and a French dominated country.He is a cheat and should be held accountable for his actions. I do not want anyone else to fall victim to this man.

Report ID: 6429
Crime Category: Fraud
Province: Nationwide
City/Town: Nationwide
Suburb: N/A
Address: Gumtree
Crime Date/Time: 21 May 2014, 00:05 AM
Reported By: Username6429
Reported Date: 30 May 2014, 14:05 PM
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  • Joanne Long 27 Dec 2014, 09:09 PM

    I have just been defrauded by the same people. I paid R2500 for a Maine Coon kitten and when I arrived in Durban to collect it, I was told they had had to go to the Cape on urgent family business. They said they would fly the kitten to me but I was then told I had to rent a crate for the cat for R4700. Like an idiot I believed them. Please be aware. I am taking steps against this scam.

  • ludwig jooste 15 Dec 2014, 11:31 AM

    Runs current scam on exotic cat sales in SA under the two accounts: Name: TP Mbamba ABSA Bank Account: 9301614773 Branch: 632005 and Name: ST Diphofa Standard Bank Account: 10068282980 Branch: 051001 Scam run through Soth Field Pet Express. Contact persons: " M. Miriam" and " Mr. Delma. Company not registered under company's act. How can this character obtain bank accounts?

  • Chesnay 10 Jun 2014, 08:57 AM

    Please be very cautious and avoid ever dealing with this man! I recently fell victim to a scam where this individual,going by the name of Melvin (delmabeng.mach@gmail.com) advertised a block machine on OLX. First I had to deposit 50% into his FNB bank account under name(F Mabade) Acc no. 62474487975 and then another amount for transport/delivery fee to Cape Town from Kimberley. In total I have now paid this man a couple of thousand Rand and I am still without a machine. He claims the delivery vehicle broke down on the high way enroute to CPT and that it would cost another R1000 for him to get it fixed. Luckily I realised that when he asked for another R1000, that something smelled fishy here and I refused to invest anymore than i already had in this deal. He now appears to be confused and dont know what to do, since i am not willing to pay in more money. Please do not let this guy pull the wool over your eyes with his fake emotions. If you recognise this name/email etc please stop any further transactions with him and report it.

  • Derek Smythe 4 Jun 2014, 09:56 PM

    Essentially this is part of the Cameroonian scam, a sister scam to 419. The French accent is an astute observation. Naturally French is widely spoken in the Cameroon. The other scams this party is participating in confirms this like this export scam: http://delmabengmach.en.ec21.com/company_info.jsp If you have lost money to fraud, do report it at SAPS.

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