Customers fetching their vehicles end up at Bay coffin-maker

Dead end for car scam victims

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A retired businessman, a domestic worker and an ex-politician have been drawn into an elaborate scam involving people believing they will pick up their newly bought vehicles from a legitimate car dealership, only to end up at a coffin-making business instead.  

Many victims who do not qualify for vehicle financing fork out thousands of rand to pay deposits in a “rent-to-own” car deal, only to lose their cash and have their dreams of ever owning a car dashed...

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