SCAM ALERT! False SMS Being Sent

It has come to our attention that a SCAM SMS is circulating, purporting to come from De Beer Attorneys, which informs the recipient that they are to appear in the High Court on 18/01/2019. A link is included in this SMS to “case documents” which the recipient is then asked to access. Please see an example of the SMS here: 

Please note that this SMS does not originate from our firm! 

Please note that there is more than one South African law firm entitled De Beer Attorneys. We have nonetheless reported the matter to the South African Police Service for further investigation.

In the interim, we request recipients to NOT access the link in the SMS.

Please note that this SMS is being sent from a number of different cellphone numbers. 

Should you require further clarify herein, please do not hesitate to contact our firm on 021 100 4545.

Yours faithfully,

Elaine Bergenthuin

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