Holiday accomodation scam

We booked holiday accommodation in Margate, the guy called himself Ameen Khan Shaik id 8308093380084 he submitted his id to me. after he send through photos of the property he insisted that we pay a deposit of R2000 for the property due to other people who wanted the property.we made a payment to his capitec bank account after that he kept in touch via email 2 days before we left I tried contacting him and there was no answer both his phones were off. the morning before we left we called him from another cell phone were he answered he said that we need to meet him at Nandos in Margate. we waited for 2 hours were no one pitched up we then left go and see the property were we found out that the property was never advertised and that the owner stays in the house. no 21 Hibiscus road in margatethe guys cell numbers are 0620495565 / 0848971622 he has a std and capitec bank account number

Report ID: 7583
Crime Category: Fraud
Province: KwaZulu/Natal
City/Town: Margate
Suburb: Margate
Address: 21 Hibiscus road Margate
Crime Date/Time: 2 Jan 2015, 00:01 AM
Reported By: Username7583
Reported Date: 5 Jan 2015, 21:01 PM
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  • Tersia10 25 Jan 2015, 09:20 PM

    I was also conned out of money by thes holiday accomodation people. Complete trash cos there is no way to get your money back. When booking accomodation go thru an agency much safer and less risk. Ics group do holiday accomodation n you only pay a booking fee of R200.

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