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    Fraudulent Websites - Scammers Alert

    I was looking for a dog and decided to check out some websites -came across this one They seem to be operating a site selling dogs but not actually delivering. They claim to be in Kimberly and if I pay cash now - the dog will be delivered tomorrow - Not sure how many...
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    How does one block these Microsoft scammers?!

    My mother is receiving up to 7x calls from these Microsoft scammers per day. Needless to say, it's getting extremely irritating for her. 3+ hours on hold to Telkom, being pushed from pillar to post produced absolutely no assistance on how to block these numbers, or a workable solution. (These...
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    New Scammer and Fraudster listing system

    Hi peeps, Just to let you know, we launched a listing system for possible scammers and fraudsters. The system allows you to input details, and it will return results of previously encountered users / entities. There is also an API if you want to integrate with it. Right now we have around...
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    Spotting Scam Websites

    Hi All, let this be a collective warning for people looking for a 'good deal.' Ive seen tons of people mentioning this or that website where they are selling an xbox/ps4 for R5,000, for example. Those types of sites are scam websites, and as they say, a fool and his money are quickly departed...
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    Online shopping scam tactics

    Online shopping scam tactics Industry expert reveals how scammers con many unsuspecting online shoppers in South Africa
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    Warning: Kosy Grant Upholstering scammers

    Kosy Grant Upholstering Hi guys, I just want to warn the community about this company: Kosy Grant Custom furniture and upholsterers. (10 sixth ave florida, rooodepoort 1709) We're in the process of moving to Australia, and decided it is a perfect opportunity to re-upholster our couches before...
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    New Scam warning

    Okay, my in-laws have received a couple of calls this weekend and today from a company called "MegaByte" they are claiming that their home computer is compromised and that it is sending out emails or some rubbish. It seems like these dudes Modus Operandi is to go through the phone book (as they...
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    RICA and the tracking of scammers

    RICA and the tracking of scammers “People will become traceable – right down to the last metre – and RICA is the start,” says Christopher Riley
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    ABSA now verify cash send transactions?

    Got a call from ABSA after making a cash send trans. Apparently scammers are exploiting this to get money out of people's accounts. I can see why they'd target it as the cold hard cash would be nice & untraceable! FICA working too well maybe? How do scammers manage this?! They'd need your...
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    Fly-by-Night Web Hosts

    Has anyone here had any unfortunate dealings with a fly-by-night web host? I have. A year ago I signed up with a web host called (which doesn't exist anymore). I was impressed with their prices and I registered a domain with them and let them host my domain. After a while I...