Forms Media Independent Africa have reported two fraudulent attempts to purchase A4 paper.
The first order – to the value of R33 700 – was placed in the name of Almond Trading operating out of Piet Retief. Claiming an EFT payment, it was discovered that payment was made via a stolen cheque from Port Elizabeth. The fraudster went by the name of Christopher C: 0614657069, and was to be collected by courier.
The second order was from Nelspruit placed in the name of Itec Solutions to the value of R58 368. Claiming to use an EFT payment, the bank confirmed it was also a cheque deposit. The fraudster went by the name of Derek C: 0840996506.