He started chatting to a woman who gave her name as Joy Dlodlo, who said she was a New Zealander caring for her ailing mother in Durban.
Liu added: “She said she had a house at the Strand, near Somerset West, but lived with her sick mother in Durban.“She asked where I lived, and I said in Cape Town.“She said she wanted to come to Cape Town for a job interview, and to fix her father’s Trust Fund.“She asked if I had a car, and I said yes.“Then she asked me for financial help - she needed R860 for an air ticket to Cape Town, but I only had R600.“She said she wanted to meet me, and I invited her to meet me for coffee in Cape Town.”He said he made the point that he wanted his R600 back when they met in Cape Town.
To calm him, and regain his sympathy for her, the blonde woman named Joy, supposedly from Durban, sent him a photograph of herself in tears over the alleged deterioration in health of her seriously ailing mother, the victim, Kuo-Sen Liu, told the court.
Liu, from Milnerton in Cape Town, testified at the trial of alleged online scamster Nigrian Muyiwa Obafeny, 35, in the Bellville Specialised Commercial Crimes Court.
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Cape Town - The victim in an alleged online dating scam was “very, very angry” when a woman he was supposed to fetch late at night from the Cape Town International Airport, did not pitch, a court in Cape Town heard on Wednesday.
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