Victims lose R1160 to cosmetics con artists2 min read
Two girls say they have been the victims of cosmetics con artists right after they paid R1160 for make-up that never ever arrived.
Janine Decide claimed she manufactured speak to with Your Attractiveness Box on 30 June following seeing a submit on Instagram.
“My daughter confirmed me the write-up and then I considered I would go on-line and get some of their solutions as a shock for her,” she claims.
“After creating contact via their WhatsApp amount, they stated they supply free shipping but they did not have a catalogue due to the fact they get goods regular monthly, for this reason the distinctive price ranges.
“I know a couple of folks who promote make-up that way so it appeared Ok to me and when I picked out what I desired, it came to R360.”
Janine mentioned she ordered two combo packs that contains lipsticks, lip gloss, basis, make-up primer, concealers, eye-lash extensions, brushes as very well as an eye pencil and lip pencil from properly-regarded makes MAC and Naked.
The Plumstead mother claims she was informed to fork out the entire amount of money up entrance and built an instant payment to a cellphone selection.
“I do not even know if it was a girl or a person that I was chatting to but they mentioned I simply cannot make a normal payment since their FNB account was offline so I experienced to deliver cash to the selection we were being chatting on,” states Janine.
“I built the deposit and they mentioned the shipping and delivery will be built in two to 3 times but I am nonetheless ready.
“When I connect with then it goes straight to voicemail and now they’re not responding about WhatsApp as well.
“My daughter also manufactured make contact with but when they stated the exact same detail about the FNB account, she stopped her get.”
Bellville resident Karen Bell said she experienced the same challenge with Your Splendor Box, but she dealt with another person named Gina August.
“I paid out R800 for my make-up last thirty day period and I am continue to waiting as perfectly.
“I do not know what is going on simply because I information her all the time but just no response,” Karen clarifies.
“I checked on the net and observed there is another organization with the very same title but a distinct e mail handle.
“I also checked their followers on Instagram and it seems to be like made-up accounts just to make it glance like they are common.”
The Each day Voice known as the range offered for the make-up suppliers but the cell phone went straight to voicemail, when WhatsApp messages are read but only acquired an automatic business enterprise account response.