A person going by the name of Adam Richardson' is trying to get money off people - replies to an ad from Gumtree saying he is interested in the goods that you are selling. He says he can only pay using Skrill or something similar. He convinces you to sign up to Skrill and then does a fake transfer to your account for the value of the goods you are selling including funds for a courier/pick up agent that he has arranged and who needs to be paid via Shoprite Checkers Money Market or FNB Wallet, etc. The fake transfer notification has a clause stating that Skrill will only release the funds to your Skrill account when you provide proof of payment to his agent through Shoprite Checkers Money Market. Please be aware of this scam.
He uses the following contact numbers and email address:
|Address:||Online - Durban North|
|Crime Date/Time:||3 Nov 2017, 18:11 PM|
|Reported Date:||3 Nov 2017, 18:11 PM|