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South African flag Embassy of South Africa in Lima

AddressEdificio Real Tres "3", Office 801
Av. Victor Andres Belaunde 147
San Isidro, L. 27
PostalPO Box 27-013
Phonelocal: (01) 440.9996
international: +51.1.440.9996
Faxlocal: (01) 422.3881
international: +51.1.422.3881

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Thu, 28 Dec 2017 17:04 EST
This woman is now in Guayaquil, Ecuador with the same story. If she is really a South African citizen, why the Southaafrica's Embassy authoŕites don't make a international scam alert?
Fri, 15 Sep 2017 15:27 EDT
South African con artist
Yes, she is still in Miraflores around Petit Thouars accosting people for money. Same story about being robbed of everything on the bus from Arequipa and needing $100. She goes up and down the area and if you refuse she will abuse you, swear at you and says she wants to make sure you're robbed at gun point so you would then know what it feels like! She's s con artist and avoid her at all costs.
Asian wanderlust
Sat, 10 Jun 2017 18:17 EDT
June 10th 2017 and she is still here
Repeated the same information above. Near Barranco main plaza, I was walking with my camera in hand and headphone on. She accosted to me in the infamous SA accent and cried quite convincingly. I just gave her 10 soles though she said she needed 100 dollars. (I mean why not in soles??) I found this thread as I wanted to verify the supposed absence of south african embassy in Lima. She acted agitated once I went inside a restaurant to talk to assure my physical safety and scolded at me for being so "not nice"
Tyler Rothman
Tue, 6 Jun 2017 22:58 EDT
Petra again
Just ran into this same woman earlier today. Being South African I felt extra sympathetic and gave her some money. Her story is pretty convincing if you aren't aware of the embassy in Lima (feel a little embarrassed now). Careful out there!
Wed, 3 May 2017 15:13 EDT
South african lady searching for embassy in peru
Guys, petra is still in town asking for money.
03/05/2017 - Larcomar, Peru
Fri, 10 Mar 2017 13:25 EST
Petra scam strikes again
The same woman by description told me her name was Petra and she had a South African accent. We were at the Plaza Vea supermarket on Wednesday, March 8, 2017. Same story about being robbed by taxi driver and wanting to get to Quito. Forewarned is forearmed.
Sun, 8 Jan 2017 18:54 EST
Petranella the Scammer
We were scammed in Jockey Plaza (outside food court) by the same woman described above, and went by the name Petra. She claimed she was robbed at gunpoint by a taxi driver that picked her up at the Cruz del Sur bus station. She said she had just returned from Arequipa, and was intending to go downtown. She claimed her laptop, cell phone, passport, money and luggage were all stolen, and that she had spent the previous night on the street. She said she needed $100 US for a bus ticket to Quito, Ecuador, where she claimed the nearest South African embassy was located.
Sat, 12 Nov 2016 17:37 EST
Petranella sighting
Larcomar this afternoon. Same story as others here, but I didn't believe her and she became quite agitated when I suggested that she visit the SA embassy in San Isidro. I even offered to take her to the Canadian Embassy but she refused.

She looked sunburnt today, and had a convincing south African accent.
Ronald Parent
Sat, 8 Oct 2016 17:19 EDT
Con Artist
I am embarrassed to say that I too have been scammed. she approached me with the same story that she was robbed and is trying to get to Ecuador. She is a fat lady, about 160 cm in height, sandy shoulder length hair and speaks English well.
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 16:36 EDT
Petranella strikes again
Just got scammed by the infamous Petra Nella, today at Plaza Vea in Salaverry Mall (about 1pm). Story was everything was stolen, just lost her husband of 18 years, and had to catch a bus to Quito in 40 minutes where help awaited her. Because, according to her, there was no South African embassy in Peru. She was crying and well, the story was very compelling. So we "helped" her, and as she left Plaza Vea with our money to grab a taxi to the bus station to catch said bus (ha), it occurred to me... let's make sure there isn't really a SA embassy here in Lima.

And so, here I am, in hopes I might spare another kindhearted soul the sharp forehead smack of stupidity that I'm now giving myself. I informed the security post at the mall about her, what she looks like etc. This lady is bad news and I hope she gets nabbed by la policia soon.

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