OLX MacBook scam


This is a scam on OLX: http://harrismith.olx.co.za/macbook-pro-15-retina-latest-model-iid-804137042
A foreign sounding "Dr. Emmanuel" from Harrismith claiming to sell a new MacBook for R15000. Once you arrange to meet him in Harrismith he comes up with excuses of wanting a deposit first before bringing the MacBook. He is working with a lady who claims to be his wife. Very smooth and has answers for everything.
His cellphone number is: 0789614496.
He asks for a deposit into his wife's account: MRS. D L MAHALAMBE ACC: 1003223745 NEDBANKBRANCH: SEDGEFIELDCODE 108914

Report ID: 8243
Crime Category: Fraud
Province: Gauteng
City/Town: PRETORIA
Suburb: N/A
Address: Harrismith
Crime Date/Time: 20 May 2015, 00:05 AM
Reported By: Username8243
Reported Date: 20 May 2015, 15:05 PM
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  • Candi88 19 Dec 2016, 11:19 AM

    I've also just experienced the same thing. Also a Macbook Pro i7 laptop. People are Peter & Rolanda Lemmer.

    Peter - 071 719 9750
    Rolanda - 073 433 5387 / 083 890 8531

    Peter also claims to be a doctor, lives in Cradock, Eastern Cape.

    Same story. They are both also foreign sounding but from Europe somewhere.

    Did you ever manage to catch them?

  • Andre Putter 31 Aug 2015, 10:08 AM

    If they used a cell phone, they can be caught. I will tell you how, but call me as i do not need the criminals to know. Andre 0844856448

  • wilria 31 Aug 2015, 09:41 AM

    The also got me for R 19700.00 Toltal.

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