Rent to own car scam

I was sequestrated and the result is that I cannot get finance.  In the process I also lost my vehicle and being desperate to own a vehicle someone recommended the rent to own option.  Unfortunately you have to give a deposit up to R18 000.  I got a number from Gumtree for a Mr Herman Roodt Tel: 071 561 7821.  He only required R7 500 deposit.  After a lot of emails ( I only paid half of that to FNB account 62456048026.  He said the vehicle will be delivered to my house and after 3 empty promises – no car.  He said he will pay the money back and I gave him my account number.  He now insisted he paid me R7 000 and want the difference back.  Only thing – the money never came into my account. He is currently threating me.  Please do not get caught like me.

Report ID: 7620
Crime Category: Fraud
Province: Gauteng
Suburb: Centurion
Address: N/A
Crime Date/Time: 20 Dec 2014, 00:12 AM
Reported By: Username7620
Reported Date: 13 Jan 2015, 13:01 PM
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  • Herman2 21 Aug 2015, 02:04 PM

    Dear Peet, following my visit to you this morning and whereby you weren't available I called you, as per recorded telecon I have asked you and was willing to call the appropriate parties to find out if they had been refunded or not on which you replied it has nothing to do with you... The comments and accusations asstonish me then. Finally the fake IDs and tel nrs etc still gets to me though. My suggestion is let's rather leave this right where it belongs instead of making it a mud throwing escapade on a public forum, except Fleetwood there is a few more tell tales which I can start washing in public as well. Thing is we all live in houses of glass only thing is you think you may pick up stones and throw at another's not keeping in mind the same can be done to you. I do tend to think we are crystal clear in this matter as this is no threat only some good advise, have a great day.

  • Peet2 13 Aug 2015, 08:07 PM

    Yes it is funny how fast you can deny something when it is hot . I have all the proof mails whatsupp messages . The photos where the money were withdrawn and more . Pay back my money and I wil not post on this anymore Using fake I'd numbers and phone that were last used in July the phone is of as we speak

  • Username7620 13 Aug 2015, 08:41 AM

    Hallo Herman. I wonder why I posted it in the first place. It was because of your lies. Play innocent all you like but the fact is, you lied to me. I have nothing to hide! You did pay the money back, thank you but the point is you lied in the first place and that is why I made the deposit into your account.

  • Herman2 12 Aug 2015, 10:18 PM

    Missed some stuff like Mrs Katie Lombard who posted the first comment, may I post the deposit slip and your contact details with acc nrs as well? @ Pieter what the sentence should have read was how legal is it to buy a car for your kid- no problem I agree however to let him loose in Pretoria without a license totally something else even more worrying it's a kid coming from a small town far with like two stop streets... Bottom line its easy to post my detail ID bank acc nrs etc but what you all forgot is I have the same info about all of you as well, best of all is the law prohibits me to publish it my question is who is wrong here- tethorical question....

  • Herman2 12 Aug 2015, 10:04 PM

    Peet, Bouga, Leo and Isaac please guys I have now recolection of even speaking to one of you on the phone please feel free to contact me in writing as I would post your comment to me here reason I'm asking this is it would simply mean we have made at some stage contact either via SMS email or whatsapp will I then be able to show the history to the readers. @ Jolene easy to slander some ones name mam funny should I post the deposit slip of your money paid back and the SMS from yourself and your sister confirming as such funny thing my phone is also never off, @ Pieter Fleetwood rather tell the truth my friend, if this what you are saying is the truth why did you never went to the ombudsman, and contacted the bank who we begged to give you finance and then at the end of the day you still wanted to fight the interest rate as if I decide what the rate should be, what you doing is nothing more than name slandering further more buying a car for your child and let him loose on the road in Pretoria even worse. @ Marius I do have the deposit slip and the SMS from yourself confirming you received your money though.

  • Username8331 24 Jul 2015, 01:57 PM

    Hi There is a trace done and a location they do have the adress . On this stage can say more

  • Bouga 7 Jul 2015, 06:13 PM

    do you have more info on him like address or something?

  • Username8331 19 Jun 2015, 12:44 PM

    Hi Bash is the name he trade under . Using Fake Id .He is still operating Subashen Naidoo Details is as follow . 0118463088 work Tel 0798854190 Cell Number ID 8604095224086 The cel number used 0622031003 Becarefull he had me to pay a holding deposit .

  • Bouga 13 Jun 2015, 03:43 PM

    i needed a car around Pretoria and a guy by the name Subashen Naidoo promised to get me a Golf 6 GTI from Toyota in Gezina, i went to see the car and he said he is going to buy it and i had to pay a deposit before he can deliver, please watch out his no. is 0622031003 and ID NO. 8604095224086

  • Isaac 5 13 May 2015, 11:18 AM

    I nearly fell for this herman scam,thanks god for my intelligency. I was able to detect his skirmish ways fast. people there are companies who specialise in this products, not an individual. the company needs to have a website, a working landline not a cellphone.

  • Jolene9 13 Feb 2015, 07:12 AM

    This Herman guy asked me to remove a comment I made here on report a crime. So, I did! Yet still I'm struggling to get my R10,000. This is really frustrating and becoming a breakdown for me. I struggled to get a car which didn't exist and here I'm struggling to get MY MONEY back! I'm laying charges against him today. He had a lot to say. Even told me the money was transferred into his account by his accounting apartment and he had to withdraw it from his account and pay it back in mine. That was wednesday "11th Feb 2015" he said yesterday he's sending his guy and that the guy is in the bank now to put in my money. Now his phone is off. Please people don't trust this whatever you can call his sickness and scam game. HWRoodt Group t/a HMS Auto Investments. Fnb tjek acc: 62456048026 Ref: Kam/tyta/7204

  • Pieter41 11 Feb 2015, 07:07 AM

    Herman Roodt with that cell number is working at Klerksdorp Suzuki.0873534144 and the manager is Peet Hoffman 0845314065 email: I bought a car from him and he put a lot of extras on that was not fitted to the car.

  • Marius14 18 Jan 2015, 05:44 PM

    Heres my number please get hold of me. Herman Roodt took me for a R10 000 deposit. 0815060063 Marius

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