We have received a number of requests from Italian Companies that have been victims of fraud on the part of fake South African entities.
We encourage all companies to verify the legitimacy of potential buyers or sellers by:
Requesting a Tax clearance certificate before transacting;
Verifying company registration number at the following link http://eservices.cipc.co.za/Search.aspx
Verifying VAT number existence at the following website https://secure.sarsefiling.co.za/vatvendorsearch.aspx