South Africa

Is Grindr for lesbians too? | #daitngscams | #lovescams

South Africa has no shortage of dating apps, including Grindr and Tinder. If you’re looking for a casual hookup, services…

6 hours ago

Kenyan Man Reportedly Cons 51-Year-Old South African Lover KSh 2.9m, Leaves Her Homeless and Unemployed | #daitngscams | #lovescams

A woman's heartbreaking story about getting tricked out of her money went viral as people were amazed by the details…

9 hours ago

‘Ancestral spirits’ scam: Fake sangomas fleece victims of millions | #daitngscams | #lovescams

An army of fake sangomas using a combination of hallucinogenic drugs, romance scams, and promises of spiritual encounters with departed…

1 day ago

Cell phones in prison used for scams | #daitngscams | #lovescams

Prisoners with cell phones play an ever-increasing role in the underworld of scams and the relentless exploitation of innocent public.…

3 days ago

South African crack police on manhunt for Zimbabwean man over missing $50,000 – The Zimbabwe Mail | #daitngscams | #lovescams

A manhunt has been launched for Zimbabwean man, Amos Tineyi Kampinya, 44, who is wanted by the Hawks in connection…

3 days ago

Alleged Nigerian cybercrime kingpin held in SA for over R196m romance scam and fraud | #daitngscams | #lovescams

Cape Town – The International Criminal Police Organisation (Interpol) reportedly arrested a Nigerian national this week, in connection with over…

3 days ago

Hawks arrest alleged ‘romance scammers’ who tricked divorcees out of R100 million | #daitngscams | #lovescams

The Hawks, in a joint operation led by the US’s Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), arrested a group of suspects…

5 days ago

Cryptocurrency scams are on the rise in SA: How crypto cons work and how to protect yourself | #daitngscams | #lovescams

"The digital gold rush is here. As more people attempt to make money from cryptocurrencies, criminals and con artists aren't…

5 days ago

Calls for Black Axe Scammers to ‘Stand Trial in America’ After Cape Town Arrests | #daitngscams | #lovescams

The seven members of the Black Axe arrested in Cape Town face the prospect of extradition to the USThe men…

5 days ago

FBI, Hawks bust Nigerian crime syndicate in South Africa, arrest eight for fraud, online dating scam | #daitngscams | #lovescams

The Hawks and United States law enforcement have arrested eight members of a transnational organised crime syndicate originating from Nigeria…

6 days ago