October 20, 2021
Scam/Fraud

‘Queen of England’ Pension Scheme Scams 40 000 Retired SANDF Members of R3.6 Million ▷ South Africa news

  • The name and status of the Queen of England has been used to scam 40 000 retired soldiers in South Africa
  • According to the Western Cape police, two men have been arrested for scamming retired veterans into thinking they would receive a pension payout in US dollars
  • The men made the retired soldiers pay R40 in administration fees and made off with R1.6 million

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CAPE TOWN – Police in the Western Cape has arrested two men aged 63 and 65, who scammed 40 000 retired members of the South African National Defence Force and stole about R1.6 million from the veterans.

The men launched a scheme in which they used the British Army and the Queen of England to lure the retired soldiers into the elaborate scam, according to a report by News24. The scam involved claiming that millions of US dollars have been made available to retired…

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