OLX scam

Please note that there is a Sprite Swing caravan, 2006, for sale on Olx ad: http://pretoria.olx.co.za/2006-spite-swing-id-7178811954 that is a scam. Today I paid R2000.00 deposit to secure my purchase and when I went to 1 Bashee Place, Moreleta Park, Pretoria to meet Grant, cell +27622970662 (along with the listed olx contact Wendy Smit, 0711318197) it was false. Please monitor for this cell number and listing.
A case of Fraud and Theft has been opened at Norkem Park SAPSDon't get caught

Report ID: 7049
Crime Category: Fraud
Province: Gauteng
Suburb: Kemptonpark
Address: Bashee place
Crime Date/Time: 27 Sep 2014, 00:09 AM
Reported By: Username7049
Reported Date: 27 Sep 2014, 20:09 PM
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  • proos 23 Jan 2016, 09:21 AM

    Your friend is at it again, with active ads on OLX, Gumtree and Junkmail. Advertising an Elite 6 for R6000 in Centurion, because "Centurion Golf Estate does not allow him to let things stand around in his driveway." Was immediately willing to drop the price to R4500 and secure the deal, if I were willing to deposit R1000 into "his wife's" bank account. He put the phone down when I said I would be paying cash and not making any deposit. He listed the latest round of ads yesterday, but had a similar ad out on 25 December. I have reported this on all the web sites, but doubt whether much will come of it. His OLX alias is John and he uses 0798400501. How do we get this guy caught? What are we to do?

  • Sam11 12 Dec 2014, 09:54 AM

    Also caught by 6 ft Venter Trailer ad in Junkmail. This time he was Ryan Wilson on cell number 0824786488. Address given as 144 Beryl street Bruma. Watch out for this guy.

  • Nick 9 10 Dec 2014, 09:50 AM

    Hi all. Ya don't I feel stupid. Caught by the say F head. with the Venter elite 6. The address given was 144 Beryl street Bruma. He gave his name as Ryan Thompson. Cell no 0824786488. http://johannesburg.olx.co.za/venter-elite-6-trailer-for-sale-iid-7595272251. I will not be going to the Police. BUT this man is in trouble. I know people that can find him and it will be dealt with in another way....

  • Marius De innaar 4 Nov 2014, 09:38 AM

    Almost caught by the same criminal. There must be someone out there that can help catch this #$%$# surely. Toyota hilux for sale multejucari22@aol.com

  • Jono 3 Nov 2014, 08:35 PM

    These scammers are back in business on OLX Please be aware - hopefully the Police can lay a trap for these guys http://pretoria.olx.co.za/venter-trailer-with-bicycle-rack-iid-738981154

  • MLT J2 10 Oct 2014, 07:29 AM

    Seth you are a liar!!!! You don't have money to get outside your house.

  • Username7049 29 Sep 2014, 11:05 AM

    Hi Johann, the Scammer uses the instant cash facility to a cell phone - so no Fifa banking account is used.

  • Johann4 29 Sep 2014, 10:45 AM

    I do not understand why these bustards cant be traced, with a SAPS case No. sure the bank should comply and give the account holders info to the SAPS

  • Username7049 29 Sep 2014, 09:11 AM

    Hi Trevor, exact same MO. Please contact Detective Constable Sokoloka (spelling?) at Norkem Park SAPS on 011 3911814 and have this added to docket CAS # 384/9/2014 - so multiple charges of fraud can be added

  • Trevor7 29 Sep 2014, 09:00 AM

    These clowns scammed me this weekend. Their ad was on OLX for a venter trailer, http://pretoria.olx.co.za/venter-elite-6-trailer-iid-717808772. When I phoned about the trailer, I spoke to "Grant" who said it was still available, but there had been a lot of interest in the trailer, so perhaps I would like to put down a deposit, which I did. I transferred R1500 via FNB e-wallet to 0711318197. I arranged to collect the trailer on Saturday 27 September and pay the balance on collection. I asked him to send me the address via SMS, but it never came. He kept switching the phone off. The OLX advert also stated Bashee Place in Moreleta, but I confirmed with security at the Meadows security area that nobody fitting that description/names live at that address. Hopefully someone can catch this clown.

  • Username7049 28 Sep 2014, 06:15 PM

    Last email address scammer used: multejucari22@aol.com Location of a criminal is unimportant sindy

  • sindy5 28 Sep 2014, 06:01 PM

    i know the guys that do this they live in durban so u wont find them in jhb trust me i was dating one of them

  • Marli v dyk 28 Sep 2014, 07:17 AM

    This guy just sent me the exact same e-mails. His e-mail address is: dominic.ackerman1974@gmail.com

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