Haibo: Crooks Use Fake CIT Van to Pick up Cash and Getaway

Haibo: Crooks Use Fake CIT Van to Pick up Cash and Getaway

  • A daring crime may have been orchestrated by a group of potential crooks using a fake CIT van
  • The van pulled up to a client of SBV, a security company, and loaded cash and drove away
  • The vehicle had no markings and according to SBV does not belong to the company; the police are on the lookout for the van

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PRETORIA - A group of well organised and clever suspected criminals have pulled off a crime that seems more at home in an action movie.

Social media influencer Yusuf Abramjee shared a tweet earlier in the day that the police are on the lookout for a white cash-in-transit van.

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The van had no SBV markings and did not belong to the company. Photo credit: @Abramjee
Source: Twitter

Security cameras caught the potential crime as it happened. The vehicle was seen pulling up to the premises of one of SBV, a security company.

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The vehicle did not have any SBV markings and according to the security company, the vehicle does not belong to them. The van had the licence plate DM82HSGP.

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The South African reported that no details have yet emerged as to whether any arrests have been made or if the police have any more information.

This is a developing story and more details will be reported.

Community loots cash in transit van, South Africans concerned

Earlier, Briefly News Anti-crime activist Yusuf Abramjee shared a very concerning video of a cash in transit vehicle's heist. It seems as though community members near the R511 in Diepsloot wanted to ensure their festive season is a jolly one.

The video shared by Abramjee shows an influx of people rushing to the CIT van. At the beginning of the video, the van is surrounded by people. A truck passes by and when the cameraman's vision is clear again, people had scattered.

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The video has been viewed over 12 400 times on Twitter and has received quite a few retweets from concerned Saffas.

"Even rain doesn't stop them": Cash in transit heist leaves two vehicles on fire

Previously, Briefly News reported that video footage of a cash in transit heist in Witbank made the rounds on social media. In the clip, a concerned driver passes the crime scene, putting on display the disastrous incident that left a truck overturned and two vehicles on fire.

Twitter user @Abramjee shared the footage, hoping to continue raising awareness about the growing rate of crime in Mzansi during the festive period.

Source: Briefly News

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