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Pietermaritzburg Car Scam Leaving Victims Penniless

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Police have warned potential car buyers in the Pietermaritzburg region about an online scam in which fraudsters target people looking to buy second-hand vehicles. Reports indicate that these criminals operate under the name of Izy Motors where vehicles are advertised mainly on social media, including Facebook. They then dupe interested people to make an e-wallet payment to secure the vehicle, before fleeing with the money. Pietermaritzburg Police Spokesperson Mthokozisi Ngobese explains the modus operandi of these criminals.

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In other news, be on the lookout for another scamster who has been operating in the Durban area, read more about serial fraudster, Sugan Deon Naicker.

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