Gogo scammed of thousands by fake police officers

She allegedly went into a bank with a senior citizen (age unknown) who withdrew R21 800 from her bank account.

SAPS spokesman Capt Johannes Ramphora says, when the two women left the bank, they walked to a parked vehicle where three men, who posed as police officers, allegedly offered to assist the senior citizen.

• Read: Fake police officer stops and robs two men on Nigel Road

“The woman fell victim to a scam where all her money was taken,” says Ramphora.

Her robbers allegedly drove around with her for quite a while before they dropped her off at an unknown location and fled the scene with the cash.

Ramphora says the robbers also took the victim’s bank card and her ID.

• Also read: ‘Fake cop shot me,’ says Slovo Park man

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