Rugby fans are warned to be cautious of another scam using SARU and the Springboks' name to lure people into an investment trap.
The email, sent from "Springboks South Africa" with an address pointing to "firstname.lastname@example.org", is false. Fans are warned not to provide any personal information and that no such "investment opportunity" exists from SARU's side.
The full email reads as follows:
Dear Sir / Madam,
The South African Springboks has made considerable progress and improvement, and we would have not been able to achieve this great heights without the help and support of our fans and supporters.
We have therefore decided to give back to our fans and supporters by introducing a:
GET 130% - 150% RETURN IN 5 DAYS INVESTMENT:
You deposit R1000 we return R1300.00
You deposit R5000 we return R7000.00
You deposit R10000 we return R15000.00
This opportunity will not last long, so you must act quickly.
Deposits are accepted until August 31.2012 00:00 (GMT).
One unit in this special program is worth 100 Rands.
The minimal deposit is 10 unit (R1000), no maximum limit.
The 130% - 150% payout will be paid back to your account in 5 days.
The payout is AUTOMATICALLY GUARANTEED and there is NO RISK from losing your funds.
To partake in this investment program. kindly download the attached form, fill in the required information and send it to the information below:
Mr. Felix Mkhize
FAX: 086 768 4311