Scam on Junkmail for New Phones


Recently, I got scammed by a man going by the name Reuben Molefe. He has posted one or two cellular ads on Junkmail - particularly relating to cheap deals on iPhone 4s / iPhone 6 combos and Galaxy S6 / S6 Edge combos. After prolonged chatting over the phone, he  assured me that he was a reliable salesman who wouldn't tarnish his name by scamming someone as that would spread bad word-of-mouth and lose him customers. He refused to give out his banking account details and claimed it was because his account was almost "hacked". He runs a shop in Sasolburg named RM Cellular. In order to receive the two phones that I ordered, he asked that I do a money transfer through Shoprite. After giving me some of his (supposed) details, he assured me I would get my order in 2-4 hours and that he would deliver the package to CourierIT. After giving him the details to collect the money, he stopped replying to my messages and to date I have not received the two phones that I ordered. 
Please beware of this scammer - his name is Reuben Molefe, his number is 073 961 9681, and I.D. number is 7404185551089. His shop is called RM Cellular somewhere on Trichardt Street, Sasolburg, Free State, 1947.

Report ID: 9519
Crime Category: Fraud
Province: Gauteng
City/Town: PRETORIA
Suburb: Moreleta Park
Address: Sasolburg
Crime Date/Time: 7 Jul 2015, 00:07 AM
Reported By: Username9519
Reported Date: 9 Jul 2015, 01:07 AM
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