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    VW Barons - Claremont - Warning

    So took my car in for a service, some guy phones me and tells me for R200 or so a chip he can fix the chips in my windscreen. I thought about it and decided no. So i am driving home today and look for these chips, and cant find any. So just beware, it seems like a scam to me.
  2. Daruk

    Name and shame them spam thread

    I'd really like to see an SA spam hall of shame thread in here - is there already one? If not, I'd like to start one with an email I received today. It may be worthwhile to sticky this thread - what do others think? Got this on email: Firstly, I don't trust that unsubscribe link - it's...
  3. D

    Too good to be true?

    So in my never-ending quest for cheap local mac prices, I came across these ads in the junkmail: http://search.junkmail.co.za/q/?rgn=5&kwd=macbook+pro&sec=0 http://search.junkmail.co.za/view/Cape-Town-Computers-Laptop--Notebooks-MacbookPro-brand-new-17inch-in-F2602-200924 - this is one of...
  4. adsl3g

    Nielsen Online/OPA survey

    Nielsen//NetRating research popup When will this thing stop popping up randomly on this site - I completed it looong ago.
  5. LazyLion

    419 Scammers come to South Africa for the World Cup!

    got this in my e-mail this morning... http://www.quickshare.co.za/files/ib9077l1/NOTIFICATION.pdf.html pretty badly designed letterhead... but all the graphics are a nice touch. What kind of idiot do you have to be to assume that a prize co-ordinator would use a gmail address??? :D...
  6. DJ...

    So how many of you are victims of the Idols scam?

    To those of you who voted, firstly - hahahahahahaha. Secondly, how insignificant does your vote seem now? Money down the (cellular) tubes seeing as the prize is being shared between Jason and (whatever the hell that other chick's name is). So who is going to be the first to claim their voting...
  7. LazyLion

    Weird SMS Spam from wap.safanclub.com

    Just got this... Sending Number: +2782004865431939 Type: Service Message Created 18:00 on 10/03/2009 Message Subject: Wixawin Message Body: http://wap.safanclub.com/shop/m?uid=1uu93kgappy5c3a There is no way to reply to the message so I could not STOP the spam. The url is invalid, there is no...
  8. xrapidx

    Check this online scam.

    goto http://www.iq-world-test.com, do the IQ test, just put in random answers, cause you need to get to the result screen... On the result screen they ask you for your cellphone number so they can send you the pin for your results.... BUT, look whats in the top right hand corner. :rolleyes...
  9. S

    Thirt.com closes, absconds with escrow money

    Customers were notified on 22 Oct 2008 that Thirt would be ceasing operations, and that payments from the escrow accounts would be "made within 4 days". Now it seems that Thirt has disappeared completely! Emails are not answered and http://thirt.com/ has no content. Phone numbers...
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    Unauthorised Debit order! What can I do?

    I went through my bank statement earlier today (1st time in months). I noticed a deduction of R99.99 per debit order for SOSPROTECT. When I contacted the bank, the lady informed me that it is a legitimate company with "consultants" selling products to you in parking lots. (No, I didn't see...
  11. T

    Heard about a scam just now...

    Someone just told me about how someone they know had an attempted scam carried out on them, just thought I would share and see if anyone else has heard of this. They recieved a phone call from some alleged authority figure, asking them why they had not appeared in court (as they were supposed...
  12. K

    I won the UK Lotto [Scam]

    LOL. They don't even have my name in there. After the "Dear"...:D It happened to my friend a few weeks back, he even emailed them and they replied (just for the fun) and all. :rolleyes: :D
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    Scam warning.

    New scam warning. Got this in an email. Subject: New Scam This new scam is being pulled mainly on older men. What happens is that when you stop for a red light a young, nude woman comes up and pretends to be washing your windshield. While she is doing this another person opens your back...
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    warning about cell c's latest little scam

    I just want to warn people that cell c has sunk to an all time low and is using an extremely underhanded approach to try and get people to sign contracts with them This morning I had an official rep phone me from cell c, and congratulate me on winning 2 phones, that they would drop off on...
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