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DCASA Warn of Scam Emails

The Debt Counsellors Association of South Africa (DCASA) has once again warned members and others that there is a scammer making use of the current DCASA President’s name to try trick people into giving them money.


The scam email pretends to be from Mr Russell Dickerson and asks for funds to be EFT’d to an account to help a relative. The scam email address is

The association has, in the past, been the target of a similar email scam and several members who received the email were quick to see it for what it is and reported the matter back to the association swiftly to help protect other members. DCASA has asked that if anyone gets this email they should please not fall for this scam and that it should simply be ignored.