Vision Tactical –
Private security company Vision Tactical has urged residents to be wary of possible COVID-19 scams being used by criminals.
Reports emerged over the past few days from the public on social media, warning fellow South African’s of the methods being used by suspicious individuals to gain entry in to homes and properties, where the alleged criminals are claiming to be health professionals.
⚠️ There are no door to door testing, Home testing or Home disinfection programs for COVID-19.
👀 Be aware of suspicious individuals posing as health professionals using this hoax to gain access to houses or properties.
📲 Notify SAPS & VTAC Emergency Control immediately. pic.twitter.com/XON2wkNWHf
— Vision Tactical (@visiontactical) March 17, 2020
Director of Vision Tactical, Yaseen Theba says criminals will use any means necessary and available to them to prey on vulnerable residents during this difficult period.
“As a private security company, we urge members of the public to be vigilant of criminals pretending to be officials under the guise of conducting COVID-19 home screenings.”
Theba adds that should residents should take all precautions if they find themselves in a situation where suspicious individuals are claiming to be health professionals to do screening for the coronavirus.
“Do not allow them onto your property or inside your business premises for your own safety, but please alert SAPS and Vision Tactical’s Control room immediately.”
Contact Vision Tactical for more information: firstname.lastname@example.org, 074 772 333 3.