Sunday, July 31, 2016
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Is he a real lender?

I had tried to get a loan to purchase houses in Gantsi after a successful tender that was placed in the local Newspapers by...

Can it be trusted?

I saw an advert on Facebook from Cashsociety that said “a poverty braking system has finally been launch now it close to your country...

Why won’t they repair my sofas?

I and my wife bought leather sofas in late December last year by credit at a certain furniture store in Gaborone amounting to P22,000...

Can I trust this publisher?

I received an email from Omniscriptum Publishing Group, a "publishing house" in Germany concerning work that I had submitted to present at a conference...

Is this loan real?

I received an email from easypayl@inbox.lv offering me a loan offer from Swiss Financial GroupLoan DepartmentEasypay Loan Services. They said “We are private investors operating...

Must my Dad pay to fix the guy’s car?

My dad was involved in a car accident recently. He bumped his car on another vehicle at the back. The police were called and he...

Where’s my wedding video?

I got married in 2014 and used a photographer for the wedding and to date we have not received our package. What is worse is...

They didn’t pay my tax!

Please advise. I have a registered company and my company was owing annual tax returns while I was in South Africa in 2014. When I...

Is this a real loan?

I have read your articles with keen interest and I am convinced you are doing a great job. I would therefore like to inquire if...

Can I get her to pay?

I was involved in a car accident with one lady who was later charged and found to be in the wrong by the police. She...

When will it be repaired?

I had bought a laptop two years ago in June. It then crashed and I brought it back to the store in July 2015...

Should I trade binary options?

Hi, I need your help. I was contacted by a certain lady by the name Emma Thompson. She says she works for OneTwoTrade company that...

Should she join World Ventures?

My daughter wants to join World Ventures. Are they a viable business? World Ventures is a pyramid scheme. They’ve been marketing themselves in Botswana for...

Must I pay?

My daughter used to stay with her Dad in Gaborone and I stay with her baby sister. Apparently towards end of last term the Dad...

Must I pay it all?

I need your intervention or guidance. I took a loan of P30,000 from my bank some time in 2008 or so. My instalments were P968.08...

Where’s my laptop?

I need help guys. I bought a laptop for cash on the 23rd of March. I noticed a tiny dot on the screen but thought...

Where’s my prize?

Kindly assist me. I have won an all expense paid trip to Kasane for two from a company since last year September. To this day I...

Will they replace my phone?

My phone wouldn't turn on so I dropped off my iPhone 6 at a phone repair shop in January 2016. We kept calling the repair...

Can I get delisted?

I want to complain about being listed at a credit agency by my bank without being notified of the arrears that I had with...

Must I pay?

I need your advice; I booked a restaurant for a private birthday dinner on April 2 and I was quoted P6,600,which is P220 per...

Just seven days?

  I bought a microwave from a store in Gaborone. After sometime I realised it was not a built in for my designed kitchen. I pleaded with...

They broke my TV!

  I need help regarding my TV that got cracked whilst being transported by a removals company. My household goods were being transported from Maun to...

Must I answer silly questions?

  I stand to be corrected if need be. I get very irritated when I walk into a bank to deposit money and I am asked...

Is BigOption authentic?

  I came across this business called BigOption, their business is about how they can help you make money and be a millionaire. So I would...

Can the loan shark humiliate me?

  I took a loan from a loan shark in Kanye in December. My first instalment was supposed to be in January 2016, but it did...

Where’s my tablet?

  I bought a brand new tablet for P1,400 on November 4 2015. I used it until November 28 when the screen just blacked out while...

How does hire purchase work?

  If you buy goods on credit and pay for some time and default and they are repossessed is the contract terminated? Or as the consumer...

What is World Ventures?

  I am always intrigued by the way that you help us to think and pick on scam wanting to rob us our hard earned...

Can I get my money back?

  I got married last year and as is the norm my name was published at the DC's office before wedding day. After a few days...

Help me get my money back

  I would like you to assist me regarding a payment I made but never got the services I paid for. I tried to register a...

Is this a real job?

  I was in contact with a woman from the USA who I met in Mozambique at a meeting last year. Then I hinted I was...

How do I get my refund?

  I entered into a contract with a company to provide me with a wedding tent for my wedding on December 19 and 25 2015. I...

Can she get a refund?

  My mother sent my younger sister on the 14th September 2015 to go to a shop to buy some furniture for my other younger...

Is this a loan shark?

  I came across a flyer for quick and easy loans. The advert read NEED CASH NEED TIME TO PAY? First month is interest free. These are...

Can I get my money back???

  I need your assistance. Last month I paid someone a P500 deposit for them to assist me with proposal for CEDA loans but when...

SMS warning

  A number of readers have contacted us asking about strange text messages that they’ve received. All of them have originated from overseas and they‘ve all...

Must I pay them?

  Can you please advise me on my rights regarding the letter of demand that I have received from the insurance company of a driver...

Where are my bricks?

    On the 25th October 2014 we paid P1,100 to a company for delivery of 200 bricks at a cost of P5.50 per brick, and...

Hire purchase woes

  I am writing this letter asking for your help as I always read your letters helping consumers from The Voice newspaper. I bought a deep...

Wedding blues

  This communication serves to request your help to help follow up a company which I paid P2,000 in part payment to start media coverage...