Building Material Scam

On Wednesday 13th Jan 2016 I was contracted by a man who called himself Martin. Martin claimed to be from MJ Construction and said he was renovating a shop is Umhlangana and need material to do the job. He requested me to send a quote for the materials to a fax number that he gave me. Once the fax had gone through he then called me to confirm and told me payment had been made. Shortly after that I received a proof of payment for what looked to be standard bank. I called the inquiries number in the proof of payment to confirm as I had another order going on that direction and wanted to shoot two birds with one stone. The delivery was made and accepted by a man called Themba at what seem to be a construction site.
Long story cut short... the money never materialized and the stock was removed from that site shortly after my truck left. The information I was able to gather from the locals suggests another truck was hired to move the material to a second site where it was again loaded into a third truck headed towards Msinga.

The names used were Martin, Themba and Kevin Naidoo. I have the fax number and three cell numbers but the police seem either unwilling or incapable help me.

Report ID: 12272
Crime Category: Fraud
Province: KwaZulu/Natal
City/Town: Greytown
Suburb: Muden
Address: Muden Main Road
Crime Date/Time: 13 Jan 2016, 05:01 AM
Reported By: reecechannig
Reported Date: 17 Jan 2016, 05:01 AM
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