Hi. I recently got scammed last week bou...

Asked by Sibu on 30-08-2021 21:53:26
Question posted in the Criminal Law category relating to Gauteng

Hi. I recently got scammed last week ( bought a phone online and it was never delivered and the scammer did not reply to my calls and messages). In these past two days I went to the address they gave me which turned out to be false, then I hired a  certified Private Investigator to get the details of the scammer from the bank account I used to transfer the money to. I got the information 2 hours ago, like Full name, ID number, last know address and more. I am going to the police in the morning, however I just need some legal advice on this matter, if I should hire a lawyer to as I am also looking if I can claim for the extra things I had to do just to locate this person?

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