He told 'em he's a top soccer coach with a German International Youth Academy. And they threw money at him.
Sometimes almost $10,000!
Just in case you feel you were robbed by this guy (especially for my international readers), call Captain van Niekerk on 073 183 5670.
I think that's an Australian number. And no I won't comp you for the long distance call.
The man apparently operated in Cape Town and other parts of the country. "We know he was doing a similar con trick in Canada and Namibia.Robbing the Australians, Canadians and Namibians...