ERRATA: Web Site Failure

Dear Readers, we had a malfunction with a plugin on this web site that suddenly started allowing scam reports to be posted automatically without first being reviewed by us. This error has been rectified and all unauthorised posts have been removed. PLEASE NOTE: ScamBuster is here to inform and educate …

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LIPTRONIC.COM – Electronics / Camera Scam

Submitted by User: Hi, I was searching for a camera an the web and found this website called http://www.liptronics.com/ I found what I was looking and asked some relevant questions via email as well as calling +27612565097 and spoke to “MARK” to validate that there were people on the other …

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HOLIDAY LETTING SCAM

Holiday accommodation ****. They post ads on gumtree for holiday accommodation. Beautiful beach front houses to rent at low costs. Everything is always available. Once you start emailing back and forth they send you a lease agreement with blank spaces and expect you to just sign at the bottom- they …

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Kitten selling scams

I was looking for a Ragdoll kitten and found the following adverts to be confirmed scams or possible scams. The confirmed scams were people contacting me claiming to be located in some rural area requiring transportation of the kitten (even though the advert said hey were supposed to be in …

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Dead Relative Life insurance payout

I Received the following message: From: David Amaugo Date: 10 December 2014 at 01:36:50 SAST To: undisclosed-recipients:; Subject: Dear Nortje. Reply-To: infodavid.amaugo@yandex.com Dear Nortje. I know this message will come to you as a surprised. I am Advocate David Amaugo, personal attorney to Ing.Michael Nortje(my client), from your country who …

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Mining supplies scam

This E- mail serves as a means to report a mining supply scam. I received an E- mail from a guy called “Clinton Mpofhu” from Zimbabwe. He apparently found my details on Simplybiz, a business network from Nedbank. He mentioned he had a client (Gold Mine) looking for drill bits. …

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