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At first I said I have no money, but he kept calling and so I deposited about R25000 via money transfer into his account in Ghana,” she said.In fact, the assistant at the money transfer company asked Stacey if she knew the person she was sending the money to.“I was convinced everything was legit and I would soon see him, and he sent me a picture of himself in the plane to South Africa,” she said.
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DURBAN - Durban women are being duped into parting with thousands of rands in an international “romance scam” that’s leaving them out of pocket, and broken hearted.
“When he finally relented and agreed, an image of a man came up but there were problems with signal and audio,” she said.
The relationship continued for more than two months, and by now, he was on contract in Ghana and once his work was done, he wanted to fly to South Africa to be with her.
He had an accent which he explained due to his background, so I did not think too much of it.