Desktop dating scam
“The Hawks and the FBI linked the suspect to more than R4.1m transferred to a South African-based company owned by the suspect.” Meanwhile, in a separate and unrelated matter Wilson Harry Davidson, 53, appeared in the Cape Town magistrate’s court on July 18 for alleged Road Accident Fund (RAF) fraud valued at R800,000. “Davidson allegedly claimed that he had been a passenger of a vehicle that overturned at the Klipheuwel Road, Malmesbury, on October 25 2013, when in fact he was the driver.
If you receive an email, text, or phone call out of the blue from someone purporting to be from an organisation, never give them personal details like your account number or address.
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).
With its mission of reconciling missed connections, Happn aims to help you out.
Released in February 2014, Happn is a location-based online dating mobile application that connects members who are geographically close to each other– particularly, those who have passed by each other already.