SA man buys R300k luxury car with 'fake' payslip and bank statements

SA man buys R300k luxury car with 'fake' payslip and bank statements

A 23-year-old South African man has been arrested after he scammed a Polokwane-based car dealership.

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On Friday, the Hawks confirmed a 23-year-old man, Gugulethu's Tony Ngoma, had been arrested after he bought a car using forged documents.

According to Times LIVE, Ngoma purchased a R300 000 car using fake payslips and bank statements.

Limpopo Hawks spokesperson Captain Matimba Maluleke confirmed the incident, adding Ngoma scammed the Polokwane dealership in April.

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SA man buys R300k luxury car with 'fake' payslip and bank statements

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Briefly.co.za learned Ngoma has since been arrested and the car seized. Police allegedly took him into custody at the Kwaggafontein Magistrate's Court in Mpumalanga on Monday, where he made an appearance relating tp another case.

On Thursday, the clever scammer was released on R1 000 bail and the case was postponed to Monday.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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