Asked by amandlan on 09-03-2021 12:49:21
Question posted in the General Law category relating to Western Cape
i have been scammed when i was buyting a car in jhb. 222000. i went to capitec branch they closed the account of the scammer. they requested a case no to withdraw the remaing money. when i went agian with case number the told me that they released the funds. but they know its a scam. what can i do with this situatiion. it was february 2020
Answer to the Question
Posted by Att. Patrick on 10-03-2021 15:43:03
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You're going to have to follow through with the SAPS complaint. Get SAPS to investigate who the scammers were, how they opened the bank account, and where the money was paid to. The SAPS need to get the scammers! They stole the money.
Then, you can sue the scammers in civil court to get your money back.
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