#PODCAST Durban pet owners warned of ransom scam

by Newsbreak Producer, Hoosen Ebrahim - People who place missing pet notices on social media have been cautioned over a new scam, currently doing the rounds in Durban. The owners are then contacted by a scam artist via WhatsApp who threatens to kill their pets if they do not send him money. The suspect claims that he is in possession of the animal and will kill or harm the pet if payment is not made into their account. Talking to Newsbreak exclusively, 48 year old Michelle Coetzee from Queensburgh, Durban explains her incident...