Brian Sokutu
Senior Print Journalist
3 minute read
6 Jul 2022
4:45 am

NCC investigating online tyre supplier after non-delivery of paid-for goods

Brian Sokutu

Clients who lost thousands of rands also taking action against company.

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Thousands of rands allegedly swindled in online transactions, months gone without tyre orders being delivered and no response from the supplier to a growing list of angry customers. This is the saga of Tyres.co.za – an online-based “tyre supplier” – being probed by the National Consumer Commission (NCC). The catalogue of complaints against Tyres.co.za and its founder and CEO Thomas Rundle has grown so long, customers have taken to social media to express their frustration. Knysna pensioner Alistair Gibb allegedly lost R19,000. Attempts by The Citizen to reach Rundle on his cellphone yesterday were unsuccessful, as he did not answer...