Scam alert – ISM R5000 share portfolio

ISM R5000 Share portfolio scam on the go again

It seems that an old scam is on the go again. I have just received a call from a company claiming to be called “ISM” and advising me that I had won a R5000 share portfolio. They needed to make an appointment to bring the money to me – urgently.

It sounded too good to be true,  so I started asking questions … like when I had entered and how they got my details. I also asked them to please send me an email with this information. At which point, the caller hung up.

A quick online search shows that this is a scam which resurfaces every now and then (2013, 2015 and now 2017). Watch out for it. It’s a scam!

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