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Five KZN boys lured to Cape Town in soccer academy scam

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Durban – The Department of Social Development in the Western Cape has issued a stern warning to parents to be extra vigilant after five KwaZulu-Natal boys were lured to Cape Town under false pretences.

The boys had allegedly been sold a dream of landing a spot in a top soccer club’s academy in the Mother City.

Western Cape Social Development MEC Albert Fritz said social workers were called to the Parow police station on Monday and informed that the boys had been found.

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