A person named Charles Moyana (not sure how true this is) offered to purchase goods that I had advertised on He pretended to deposit money into my account. I received an sms and an email from my bank saying money was deposited so I proceeded to deliver the goods. He told me that I must give the goods to his driver at Easgate Shell garage which I did.2 days later the the payment into my account failed he said he did a cash deposit but it was a cheque. He now is ignoring all my calls. I have his cell  number and his drivers cell numberCharles (0765288735) Anderson his driver (0797381477)

Report ID: 5381
Crime Category: Stolen - Other
Province: Gauteng
Suburb: Bedfordview
Address: Eastgate Shell Garage
Crime Date/Time: 26 Dec 2013, 00:12 AM
Reported By: Username5381
Reported Date: 28 Dec 2013, 14:12 PM
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  • M0ng00se92 31 Mar 2017, 02:27 PM


    This happened to me on Monday. I see that this guy is getting away every time. He fukd with the wrong guy, is there a way that we can set up a trap for this guy. We have alot of evidence that can be used against him and his "drivers". Please let me know, so that we can stop this once and for all.

  • Bfrieds 7 Mar 2017, 10:29 AM

    WARNING!!!!! This man is back for more! He is now going by the name Phillip Edgards, he sent ID, proof of residence and proof of payment from NEDBANK, he was so friendly and willing to cooperate as I was selling my laptop and said he needed it for his son. I was skepticaland went to the bank to see if they could help me figure out if the proof of payment was real, they said there was no way of knowing. He originally told me to meet him in Eastgate and then changed the plan and sent an uber driver to meet me in Brooklyn mall. He then started to rushme and I was feeling very uncomfortable about the situation but then I got the sms saying payment had been done. That is where he got me and I felt like I was wrong all along and so I handed over the goods stupidly, only for me to remember afterwards that I should have checked his address before which would have taken me here. I attempted to get the uber driver to come back but he already dropped it off. I called him and told him he just stole from a student trying to pay for her education and he said he would return the laptop. I then got a call from a fake uber driver who started threatening me and saying I must pay him 1000 rand to bring the laptop back, at this point I was unaware he was fake so I said I would pay him 1000 cash at th police station which he refused cause he wanted wallet only. The NERVE! I then realised it was him trying to squeeze more out of me. The real uber driver contacted me again and has now reported him to uber.We will catch this fucker.

    "Phillip" if you read this. It's over my man, we are all struggling out here. You are adding to the problem and people have had enough of your bullshit

  • joe3 29 Jun 2015, 10:08 AM

    Also scammed brand new boxed Note3 and watch by this Andrew kalala guy...sites Marian. Cruel man

  • anon38 14 Mar 2015, 01:31 PM

    Nick wants to buy something from me and his number is 078 822 5954. I didn't bother to get back to him now.

  • Gerrit2 11 Mar 2015, 11:39 AM

    Hi Also got a sms from a guy looking to buy all my stock of tvs. His Number 078 822 5954 - No Name tho

  • michael28 3 Mar 2015, 09:24 AM

    scammers new nr is 078 822 5954 name Nick

  • michael28 9 Feb 2015, 01:16 PM

    dis is Gerald s nr now 073 501 8429. He is trying to scam me now

  • mmasekete 23 Jan 2015, 04:45 PM

    Guys only if I had seen this comments earlier, I got robbed by a guy called gerald ndou n he's using standard bank accounts to nail people, I was alsoa victim

  • Dave29 9 Dec 2014, 11:18 AM

    Thanks for submitting all your comments about Andy. Nearly got caught if it wasn't for google and this site. Surely someone can nail this bastard with all the info we have on him.

  • Dave29 9 Dec 2014, 11:11 AM

    Andrew Kalala wants to purchase 2 laptops from me. He sent me proof of payment this morning and asked if I could deliver to Houghton. I said once the money is in my account I could maybe deliver to Eastgate. He texted me now and wanted to know if I was on the way, that's when I got suspicious and googled him. His mail is and his phone is 071 729 6668. I hope someone can find him and stop him

  • Tish2 30 Sep 2014, 11:10 AM

    He just sent me an sms now.Calls himself Desmond asking me to drop the the phone at Houghton,claiming that he'll transfer money to my bank account

  • Nick6 27 Aug 2014, 11:48 AM

    Andrew Kalala also tried to scam me for a laptop I had on Gumtree. He wanted these 3 top of the line laptops . I sent him the total value and bank details and he said he will make payment. I didn't receive payment or notification. I checked with him and he still wanted it but the wanted delivery to 102 bedford centre cnr bedford & louis botha ave upper houghton jhb. That's when I became cautious so i stopped the deal. Laptops sold to someone else 0827169119

  • David 14 19 Aug 2014, 03:21 PM

    i got a sms from a guy Andrew asking if the black berry was still for sale so I replied yes , long story short he requested banking details which I was cautious enough to give him an account which was not being used , then received a Nedbank notification sms confirming a payment of R5000 , I went onto the netbank site to verify the transaction and it said unsuccessful , I want these Fucking Assholes to get caught , but these fucking cops are in on these peoples activities

  • Dianne3 21 Jul 2014, 03:36 PM

    Cannot understand why the Police do not go to this address for A. Kalala or whatever he calls himself. I opened a case and have given them this information regarding the address that I also found but I don't think they will take it any further, just a formality opening a case and a waste of time quite frankly. He will carry on scamming good honest people. Hope he rots in hell. He will have to answer for what he is doing either in this world or the next.

  • Neo6 17 Jul 2014, 01:08 PM

    Advertised stroller on gumtree. Guy send me a message to say he is Desmond,he want to put money in my account and he will send me proof. How do you do that before even seeing the item? same adress 5 Avenue Mansion, Cnr Elm str & St John Road, upper Houghton. Something told me to google this adress and come across this scam. I told him to drop the deal. Thank you guys otherwise i would have been scammed.

  • Dianne3 3 Jul 2014, 05:58 PM

    I was also scammed by Andrew Kalala on Thursday 26th June, 2014. Got "proof of payment of R9500.00" into my account and he sent a "driver" round to collect my computer advertised on Gumtree. Also got copy of ID which turned out to be false as the four digits before the last three did not start with a "5" which is for males and his was a female's ID. Nedbank also confirmed that Bank Notification was indeed genuine but that the name of the person was a female, S. Kalala so could be his wife or relation. I went onto Facebook and found a profile for a Sandrine Kalala and from photos I saw, her husband looks remarkably like the person in the fake ID. He also asked me to deliver my computer to Houghton but I said no but got scammed anyhow. Had I been stupid enough could have been hijacked or worse. He sent a "24/7" cab to pick up computer from me. I have opened a case with Sandton Police with all the info I had and I hope that he gets caught, the sooner the better as he has no conscience and will continue to do this to other people. I also got his last phone number which just says "subscriber not available, try again later" and also the yahoo address when he sent me copy of his fake ID. Hope he rots in hell.

  • Nicholas5 5 Jun 2014, 03:29 PM

    IIS THE BUNGLE STILL FOR SALE?PLEASE CONTACT ME ON 0827988008.REGARDS ANDREW- just got this email now he is now using - going to give him the number to a police station

  • Kimmy2 13 May 2014, 03:31 PM please see the other share all linked

  • Username5381 25 Apr 2014, 06:48 PM

    They wont give our money back even if we tell the police, and I doubt the police will do anything

  • Gareth6 25 Apr 2014, 05:54 PM

    hi guys...hope you are all fine...the same thing happened to me...too bad the guys live 2KM away from me(i didnt know) before the one day i bumped into one of them at the shops...i quietly followed him to an internet cafe where they spend all day browsing a nd waiting for innocent people like you to post ads on gumtree so they can scam you....and i called my brother and i identified him in the internet cafe...he compensated me(he begged to give me my money back and not take him to police station) for my blackberry he had stolen from me...i know their hide out so if you want to catch them call me 072 918 appreciate if that cop can contact me atleast he can bring undercover police with him..

  • Gareth6 25 Apr 2014, 05:50 PM

    hi guys...hope you are all fine...the same thing happened to me...too bad the guys live 2KM away from me(i didnt know) before the one day i bumped into one of them at the shops...i quietly followed him to an internet cafe where they spend all day browsing and waiting for innocent people like you to post ads on gumtree so they can scam you....and i called my brother and i identified him in the internet cafe...he compensated me(he begged to give me my money back and not take him to police station) for my blackberry he had stolen from me...i know their hide out so if you want to catch them call me 072 918 appreciate if that cop can contact me atleast he can bring undercover police with him..

  • Mikaeel Khan 7 Mar 2014, 04:38 PM

    Good Day! Aappreciate your massage Exact incident happen to me 5 minutes ago if it was not for me reading this scam i would have proceeded with the delivery Kindest Regards.

  • faraad 7 Mar 2014, 04:21 PM

    These guys called me today because of the olx advert ..all offerd to transfer the money ...the 1 guy than called me and asked me if I was the guy calling selling a tab from lenz and as soon as I said no he cut the call ...I than done a serch of tabs for sale in lenz ...called the guy quick he told me its sold and that his friend is on his way to deliver ...I told him about the scam and saved him his stress ...I'm luck I don't trust stranges so easyly and was thaught is it sounds too good ita a scam

  • Username5381 2 Mar 2014, 02:23 PM

    Its difficult if not impossible to catch them, because Charles never reveals himself and he is smart. I don't think we will be able to catch them and even if we do we need proof and it needs to go through the police who have to much of a backlog already. Unfortunately we have to take the loss and move on

  • Midrand 1 Mar 2014, 08:19 PM

    I just got scammed on the 28 feb. I have the license plate of the "call a cab" driver that picked up the goods. Guys please help me as I dnt know how to proceed. I have the phone number of the cab, the license plate and name of the driver. I have the cell number of Charles which is different to the others. I am willing to help your'll catch this guy.

  • Waldo 20 Feb 2014, 12:52 PM

    I also ran into 'Andrew Kalala' recently. He offered to buy an XBox off me from Gumtree, and 'made a deposit' to my account. It was from Nedbank, and the proof of payment looked on the level. Luckily I'm fairly cautious, and checked the proof of payment on Nedbank's website (most banks allow you to do an immediate online verification of a proof of payment). The verification came back negative, so I knew he was a scammer. I did a Facebook search and came up with a very dodgy guy with just two friends. A search of his email address ( brought me here. He supplied an address at 5 Avenue Mansions, Corner Elm Street and St. Johns Road, Upper Houghton. Anyway, I told him to get stuffed. As Fred Peach used to say on TV: Keep 'em peeled.

  • Werner 17 Feb 2014, 11:38 AM

    Also got a reply to a OLX add from this guy Please contact me on 0822904588 Regards Andrew

  • Andrew20 4 Feb 2014, 03:41 PM

    Got an email from "Andrew" today too. Off an ad on Gumtree. Tel: 0822904588 Email:

  • Ash5 31 Jan 2014, 02:02 PM

    Andrew (0822904588) tried to scam me today. A good tip is to always check the phone number by searching in Google. You might not get a hit all the time, but because of posts like these that show these mobile numbers, I was able to see the comments by Allan above. Thanks for that.

  • Username5381 23 Jan 2014, 01:30 PM

    I'm the poster of this, If any of you get your hands on these guys please pound them solid. I know I wont get my stuff back I have reported the serial numbers of the devices as stolen but that's all I can do. I also read in the Kempton express news paper about the same thing that happened to 3 people. In the paper there is a number of the officers to contact maybe the information will help them. Det W/O Lawrence Modiba and Det Sgt Monare on 011-393-8600 Keep us updated

  • Allan3 22 Jan 2014, 08:06 PM

    Thanks for this post on cell nr 0822904588 - Andrew wants to deposit money tomm and get a delivery(iPhone 5)in Houghton...might be worth the trouble meeting him!

  • Bernard3 17 Jan 2014, 03:04 PM

    Also take note that the number 0822904588 under alias of Andrew is also involved in this scam.

  • Bernard3 17 Jan 2014, 02:51 PM

    Thank you. Exactly same name and cellphone number enquired about a listing on olx.Thanks to this report I quickly knew i twas a scam.

  • Heinrich3 15 Jan 2014, 02:45 PM

    I got scammed by this guy to. Im also still in contact with him and I'm trying to setup a meeting again so i can get my hands on him!

  • Barry2 11 Jan 2014, 07:43 PM

    Same thing happend to me on Wednesday I am still in contact with him and he keeps on saying that he wil meet me but what he told me was Anderson is his son and also met him at his house in bought on I would really like to catch this motherfucker and is there any way we can?

  • Andre25 10 Jan 2014, 08:24 PM

    @Craig, i would love to know if you do manage to catch him. Keep us updated.

  • Andre25 10 Jan 2014, 08:10 PM

    I can't believe it, if only i saw this post 3 days earlier!! Same thing happened to me, in this case it was apparently at his house in Houghtoun and Anderson was his worker!!

  • Craig27 10 Jan 2014, 12:26 AM

    I wish I had read this before I dealt with this person. Basically the same thing happened to me. But being in the police force I am going to catch him at his game. I am going to post another ad for goods and I will be looking for him in particular. We may not get our stuff back but atleast either we will arrest him or one of his accomplises

  • Maryke4 7 Jan 2014, 10:59 AM

    Hi, Thanks for the post! Would have been a victim as well.

  • Nicole15 2 Jan 2014, 11:05 AM

    Thank you too, I would have also been scammed by this person if you had not posted this.

  • Jarred 30 Dec 2013, 01:08 PM

    Hi, thanks for the post because if it was not for this i would have been scammed into the same dealings with this dodgy person

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