I advertised my Ipad on Gumtree for R3500,00 and was contacted by a Sergio Novele (fake name I'm sure), cellphone number 0735342928. He then asked for my banking details to make an EFT transfer from Standard Bank. I soon after received confirmation from Standard Bank that an EFT was in sent to my account from the number +27877487756. He sent a driver named Samuel, whom I took a photograph of, to pick it up. The next day however the payment did not reflect on my bank account, I contacted Sergio and he stated that his account was in arrears and thus he had no money and would send the Ipad back with a driver. I was then phoned by a man, cellphone number 0731025584, who stated he had my Ipad and would need R400 to deliver it. Of course due to recent events I asked that he deliver it first and then receive payment. He furiously told me he can't and that I either pay him using e-wallet or Shoprite. There is nothing more humiliating than being scammed. Learn from this.
|Crime Date/Time:||12 Mar 2015, 00:03 AM|
|Reported Date:||20 Mar 2015, 07:03 AM|