Saving for a travel holiday can take months, if not years.
Travellers want their trips to be nothing short of perfect and will pull out all the stops to make that happen.
So when a Whatsapp group that promised a hefty profit on your investment did the rounds on social media, many travellers could not refuse.
To be added to the Whatsapp Stokvel Group, you needed to provide a joining fee of R200.
Newcomers then had to “recruit as many people as possible” to “make their way to the top”.