Beware of Scam using our name “Ignite Media” – Official Statement


Beware of Scam Using the Name “Ignite Media” – Official Statement

Cape Town, 4 October 2023 – Ignite Media, a reputable and trusted company in website design and digital marketing, is issuing this urgent press release to inform the public about a fraudulent scam currently circulating under our company name. We want to emphasize that Ignite Media is in no way associated with or responsible for these deceitful activities.

The Scam Details

We have been made aware of a scam operation falsely using the “Ignite Media” name to deceive individuals and businesses. This scam appears to be sent by Whatsapp messages, where the perpetrators are impersonating Ignite Media employees, offering services, requesting personal information, or financial transactions.

Our Response

Ignite Media takes this matter seriously and is fully committed to ensuring the safety and security of our clients, partners, and the general public. We want to make it abundantly clear that Ignite Media is not involved in any such activities, and we condemn these scams.

Action Steps for the Public

We urge the public to exercise caution and take the following actions to protect themselves from falling victim to these fraudulent activities:

  1. Block and Report: If you receive any suspicious communication claiming to be from Ignite Media, please block the sender and report the incident to the appropriate authorities.
  2. Verify Authenticity: Before engaging with any communication or request from Ignite Media, verify its authenticity by contacting us directly through our official website, email, or phone number.
  3. Educate and Inform: Inform your colleagues, friends, and family about the existence of this scam to prevent others from being targeted.

Our Commitment to You

Ignite Media is committed to maintaining the trust and integrity that we have built with our clients and partners over the years. We are actively working to address this issue and are cooperating with law enforcement agencies to investigate and apprehend those responsible for this scam.

If you have any concerns or require further information, please reach out to us through our official channels. We appreciate your vigilance and cooperation in helping us combat this fraudulent activity.

Ignite Media values your trust and will continue to strive for excellence in providing our legitimate services to the community.

Media Contact: Janine Schilder, Director, Ignite Media | [email protected]

About Ignite Media

Ignite Media is a website design and digital marketing company dedicated to delivering innovative and reliable services to our clients and partners. With a strong commitment to excellence and a sound reputation, we remain dedicated to upholding the highest standards and professionalism and integrity.

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