I advertised my TV for sale on Gumtree
A few minutes later i get an sms from:
Cell: 071 986 1687
interested in the TV. says i must send him the bank details he will make transfer and come collect.
the next day i get an SMS from 087 240 6548
containing payment information as follows:
Standard bank Payment
M Trading cc has paid
R4,000.00 into Nedbank Acc
No.. XXXXXXXX on 22/05/2019@08:19:35 Ref:Rorbet/
ofcourse i can see this is false, and he called asking if i received proof of payment and can i confirm my address so he can collect the TV. Told him ill wait for payment to reflect. He insisted is ligit and he will send an email proof of payment. ANyway, luckily i was alert to this and never fell for it.
(Wrong dates format, wrong sms format).
and Lastly, he had a foreign accent, more Zimbabwean/ Malawian like.
|Crime Date/Time:||22 May 2019, 16:05 PM|
|Reported Date:||22 May 2019, 16:05 PM|