Entrepreneurs be on the look out for a geyser scam

702's Xolani Gwala received a call from Dodhane in Midrand who alerted him of a scam doing the rounds of supplying geysers to the Department of Public Enterprises.

The caller was alerted to this when he called the department and was told it is indeed a con.

He was also told that a lot of people have fallen prey to this scam and have lost more than R200 000.

Listen to Dodhane speak to Xolani about how he almost got conned:


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