WATCH | Lives threatened as ATM users are targeted
Alleged hi-tech scammer leave business owners, staff, security guards and shoppers in fear
A Mafia-like scamming syndicate is threatening a major Eastern Cape retailer which is trying to combat wholesale crimes being committed at ATMs near its entrances.
Tourists are seen as good prey, but anyone, even the poorest gogo is a target, said three directors of the Western Gruppe, and the managing director of their security company, in an in-depth interview on Friday.
Western Gruppe owns 29 outlets – 14 Spars and 15 Tops stores in the province...