Cape town dating scams
A 48-year-old man accused of defrauding mostly victims from the US through an online dating scam was due to appear in the Cape Town magistrate’s court on Monday.
The man, who allegedly scammed people out of millions of rands, was arrested on July 26 after a joint operation by the Hawks and the Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI).
After that there was no more contact from his side.” She reported it to the Table View police station on April 28 but the scammer had not been caught.
“The money is one thing but the biggest damage was the emotional impact and damage that was caused; his voice is still haunting me and the religious prayers we did on a daily basis”.
There are a lot of victims who lost their money.” About R4.1million was estimated to have been lost by all his victims.
Ogbeinfun was arrested last Friday in a joint operation between the Hawks and the FBI.
Pretoria PA under administration after losing R300 000 A 52-year-old PA/secretary said she parted with R300 000 a while back after thinking she was paying for medical equipment to help supposedly ill people she had met on a popular dating site. She handed over information to police but felt their progress was too slow.
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