Public warned not to fall for Marabastad accommodation scam

 Public warned not to fall for Marabastad accommodation scam

Municipal parastatal Housing Company Tshwane has warned against a scam targeting unsuspecting people looking for accommodation at the R525 million blocks of flats in Marabastad, currently under construction.

Cape Town – Municipal parastatal Housing Company Tshwane has warned against a scam targeting unsuspecting people looking for accommodation at the R525 million blocks of flats in Marabastad, currently under construction.

The alleged scammers have been circulating a message on social media under the pretext that they are acting on behalf of the entity or the City of Tshwane. In a media statement, the municipality said the message requesting residents to apply for rooms to rent flats was misleading.

“We would like to emphasise that this message is devoid of any truth and is a scam,” the City said.

The City further cautioned the public not to fall for the scam “as there is no such notice issued by the company nor the City”.

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