Deposit & Rent Scam

Brian Matabela, Cell Number 071 091 8585, e-mail (also Nigel Shumba) advertised a property for rent in Centurion right opposite the Gautrain station for R 6,000.00.I arrange for someone to view the property and Brian arranged for the key to be collected from the security at the gate.After discussing all the items that would need to be repaired and/or replaced we paid over the required deposit of R6,000.00 and the pro rata rent of R4,000.00 into his Nedbank account 1033693030.We were in contact with this person for a whole week during which the renovations was supposed to take place.On Thursday someone went to inspect the place only to discover that nothing as done whatsoever and after contacting Mr Matabela he indicated that the handyman that he hired misled him and that he would make sure that ALL items would be sorted out by Sunday afternoon.On Friday we received a sms to inform us that the place is no longer available for rent as the repairs could not be completed and that we would receive a full refund.Needless to say no refund was ever made and this person does not respond on e-mails and the number no longer seems to be in existence.A case of fraud was opened against this individual at Lyttleton Police Station (Case Number 488/5/2014)and this case was subsequently transferred to Garsfontein Police Station under case number 368/5/2014.If any one has any information on this individual please contact me on 083 6988 387

Report ID: 6394
Crime Category: Fraud
Province: Gauteng
Suburb: Centurion
Address: 70 Venice Complex, Von Willigh Street, Centurion
Crime Date/Time: 10 May 2014, 00:05 AM
Reported By: Username7764
Reported Date: 23 May 2014, 16:05 PM
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