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Scammers use Shauwn Mkhizes name as they trick actress Letoya Makhene – Entertainment SA

Famed actress Letoya Makhene is the newest sufferer of con artists who swindled her out of R8 000 for a bogus gig involving Shauwn Mkhize.Additionally a singer, Makhene, and her supervisor Mpho Ralengole, have opened a case of fraud with the police in Johannesburg.It’s reported by Sunday World that the previous Generations actress, Makhene was fooled by scammers masquerading as organisers of Shauwn Mkhizes birthday bash final weekend.Ralengole stated the scammers known as Makhene on Friday and claimed to be occasion organisers contracted to guide artists to carry out on the Royal AM presidents birthday shindig at Max Lounge in Durban on Sunday, September 18.Ralengole stated Makhene referred the scammers to her as a result of she handles her reserving logistics and the thugs phoned her later that day and requested how a lot Makhene fees for the looks payment.She acknowledged that after discussions, the scammers begged Ralengole to barter the worth all the way down to R30 000.One of many scammers requested me to ship him Letoyas checking account into which he promised to deposit or switch the cash. After sending the checking account to him, he stated he would pay R38 000 and ship me proof of fee instantly, stated Ralengole.In keeping with Ralengole, the tsotsis stated the R30 000 was for Makhenes look payment and R8 000 for flights and lodging. Once we instructed him that the cash was not reflecting in Letoyas account, he gave an excuse that it was delayed as a result of he transferred from a Commonplace Checking account to FNB, she defined.He then requested us if we may discover R8 000 elsewhere instantly and pay it into the account of the journey company as a result of we wanted to be in Durban the next day.In a twist of the story, the Makhenes supervisor says she later acquired a name from the purported journey agent enquiring in regards to the cash.Ralengole says they managed to safe a mortgage and transferred R8 000 into the account of the so-known as journey company.  After sending them the cash, we tried to telephone to verify if they acquired it, however they didn’t take our calls. We realised afterwards that the entire [exercise] was a rip-off. We had been scammed, stated Ralengole.  Makhene additionally instructed the publication that certainly the organisers had been faux and that she was a sufferer of an elaborate journey rip-off – Gauteng police spokesperson Mavela Masondo confirmed that Ralengole a case of fraud is open and a probe is underway.  These guys are a classy syndicate as a result of they know what is going on within the nation as a result of Shauwn [indeed] throws events at Max Lounge, stated Makhene.  After I was booked, I felt honoured, as a result of I needed to go there and help her and have fun along with her. However sure, it’s what it’s, we had been scammed.  Important Picture: Latoya Makhene/Instagram https://www.instagram.com/letoyamakhenep 

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