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Consumer’s Voice –11thApril 2014

Consumer’s Voice –11thApril 2014

Apr. 18 | Dear Consumer’s Voice #1 UK OFFICE: Euroafrica Motors HQ I bought a vehicle from Euroafrica Motors from UK last year in June but up to now the car has not been delivered. They have a representative in Gaborone whom I have been dealing with. They...

Consumer’s Voice –11thApril 2014

Consumer’s Voice –11thApril 2014

Apr. 11 | Dear Consumer’s Voice #1 I joined a “business” they call World Ventures with P3,600. I was made to join by a lady called Sheila who stays in Palapye and are still recruiting more people to date. After two months without benefiting...

Consumer’s Voice –4th April 2014

Consumer’s Voice –4th April 2014

Apr. 4 | Dear Consumer’s Voice #1 Please Consumer Watchdog can you find out if this is a scam for me? I haven’t responded yet. I received an email from the Financial Intelligence Centre of the Republic of South Africa. The email says I have won 430,000...

Consumer’s Voice –28thMarch 2014

Consumer’s Voice –28thMarch 2014

Mar. 28 | Dear Consumer’s Voice #1 I kindly request you to assist me with the business of old coal irons. I met people who call themselves agents of a company which buys that item at price of P10,000 each. When I came with those irons, they told me that they...

Consumer’s Voice – 21st March 2014

Consumer’s Voice – 21st March 2014

Mar. 21 | Dear Consumer’s Voice #1 I got a car using a car loan. I got retrenched and I approached the bank about my financial position and they advised me to return the car. Five years later they told me that there was a shortfall when they sold the car and...

Consumer’s Voice – 14th March 2014

Consumer’s Voice – 14th March 2014

Mar. 14 | Dear Consumer’s Voice #1 I bought a Toyota Rav 4 from a car importer last year in June but up to now the car has not been delivered. They have a representative in Gaborone who sent me a bill of lading and I got the information that the ship offloaded...

Consumer’s Voice – 7th March 2014

Consumer’s Voice – 7th March 2014

Mar. 7 | Dear Consumer’s Voice #1 I took a loan in November 2012 which I was to pay for a year and I did just that. The last deduction was in December 2013. I called them on December 17th to enquire about the status of my account and I was told even though I...

Consumer’s Voice – 28th February 2014

Consumer’s Voice – 28th February 2014

Feb. 28 | Dear Consumer’s Voice #1 I thought I’d share. I ordered onion rings from a restaurant at Game City. After a 20 minute wait (when I was told it would take less than 10 minutes to prepare) I watched in horror as the cook put the onion rings in the...

Consumer’s Voice – 7th February 2014

Consumer’s Voice – 7th February 2014

Feb. 21 | Dear Consumer’s Voice #1 We recently bought a car from a second hand car dealer in Mogoditshane. On a test drive I noticed a light on the dash board which at the time the seller dismissed as normal. After all necessary documentation and payment of P65,000...

Consumer’s Voice – 7th February 2014

Consumer’s Voice – 7th February 2014

Feb. 7 | Dear Consumer’s Voice #1 I got a loan from a certain micro lender. These people after giving me money changed the terms of our agreement and now I’m expected to pay a higher installment. They said the agent who was processing it did a mistake so I’m...

Consumer’s Voice – 31st January 2014

Consumer’s Voice – 31st January 2014

Jan. 31 | Dear Consumer’s Voice #1 Hello. I would like to check how authentic this on-line university is? Atlantic International University. Someone I know was offered a partial Phd scholarship, they were asked to only pay 22% of the fees but only if they do...

Consumer’s Voice – 17th January 2014

Consumer’s Voice – 17th January 2014

Jan. 24 | Dear Consumer’s Voice #1 My friend bought a 7 inch tablet from this company but after 2 days from the day of purchase the guy raised a complaint that the battery doesn’t last and some problems like the speaker. The boss of the company took the tablet...

Consumer’s Voice – 13th December 2013

Consumer’s Voice – 13th December 2013

Dec. 20 | Dear Consumer’s Voice #1 Hi, Could you please help me out to know the below mention universities and their accreditation is fake or real (for MBA)? Are they operating legally as per USA government? Hansford University and Richford University. Requesting...

Consumer’s Voice – 13th December 2013

Consumer’s Voice – 13th December 2013

Dec. 13 | Dear Consumer’s Voice #1 I’m interested in buying a smartphone overseas/online. A couple of weeks ago I met a lady by the name Latifat Mubaibh via Facebook. She was marketing the products of the company she is representing. The thing is I don’t...

Consumer’s Voice – 6th December 2013

Consumer’s Voice – 6th December 2013

Dec. 6 | Dear Consumer’s Voice #1 I need help, I bought a cellphone in December 2011 at a furniture store in Tlokweng and paid it within 3 months. A year or so later I went to my bank to apply for a loan and was declined reason being that I was blacklisted at...

Consumer’s Voice – 22nd November 2013

Consumer’s Voice – 22nd November 2013

Nov. 29 | Dear Consumer’s Voice #1 Hello Consumer Watchdog. Earlier this month I mistakenly recharged a cellphone number which has almost the same number as mine except that it ends with “5″ while mine ends with “3″. After realising that...

Consumer’s Voice – 22nd November 2013

Consumer’s Voice – 22nd November 2013

Nov. 22 | Dear Consumer’s Voice #1 I just need to confirm a company’s legitimacy with you. The company name is xforex they say one should register with them and start trading markets they offer training for free but as one progresses you pay. They ask for...

Consumer’s Voice – 15th November 2013

Consumer’s Voice – 15th November 2013

Nov. 15 | Dear Consumer’s Voice #1 Hello Consumer Watchdog. There is this investment company by the name OptionRally based in Switzerland. I wish to get your advice on how genuine it is and if there are any Batswana who trade with it is a scam. Thank you. OptionRally...

Consumer’s Voice – 8th November 2013

Consumer’s Voice – 8th November 2013

Nov. 8 | Dear Consumer’s Voice #1 I’m about to join another scheme in Botswana. The company is operating in Mogoditshane. Before we join the scheme they say we should pop out P400 to be paid P8,000. Can you please investigate about that company? Can you please...

Consumer’s Voice – 1st November 2013

Consumer’s Voice – 1st November 2013

Nov. 1 | Dear Consumer’s Voice #1 Last year in May two fraudulent cheques amounting to P19,050 were cashed on my account. At the time of the P9,400 the first withdrawal I immediately called the bank when I received the SMS message and spoke to a supervisor inquiring...