Impersonation Scam alert public notice - SAPAC.co.za

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Public Notice: Beware of Impersonators Pretending to be SAPAC Agents, or professionals or contractors stating they are with SAPAC.co.za

We would like to inform the public about a concerning issue that has come to the attention of SAPAC.co.za. It appears that there are individuals who are posing as SAPAC Agents, and contractors that state they are with SAPAC.co.za

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SAPAC.co.za Pre-emptive action 

As SAPAC.co.za we are therefore taking pre-emptive action to provide you with the necessary information to protect yourself.

If someone approaches you claiming to be able to assist you in finding a contractor or professional service provider, or claiming to be with SAPAC.co.za and requests money for their services (either as fraudulent SAPAC agent, or claiming to be a SAPAC.co.za Professional or Contractors, we urge you to be cautious and take the following actions.

Firstly, visit SAPAC.co.za and enter the person's name and/or surname or company name to perform a verification. If the person is not listed on the SAPAC.co.za platform, it indicates the following:

  1. They are not associated with SAPAC.co.za.
  2. They may be attempting to run a scam against you.

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If such a situation presents itself , please follow the steps outlined below:

  1. Inform SAPAC.co.za about the person by providing us with the contact details you have. (Press here https://bit.ly/SAPACHelp)
  2. It is crucial that you open a case number with the South African Police Service (SAPS).
  3. Send a WhatsApp message to the following number: 0823280967, along with the case number. It will be an impersonation case.
  4. Refrain from engaging with the individual in question. If they are not on the SAPAC.co.za panel, they are not associated with SAPAC.co.za.

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We would like to emphasize the following points:

  1. SAPAC.co.za will never charge a member of the public for information.
  2. We work closely with all professionals and contractors stakeholders on the SAPAC.co.za platform.
  3. SAPAC.co.za will promptly address any concerns or queries you may have.
  4. The public can use SAPAC.co.za to verify contractors or professionals before engaging with them, free of charge. If a contractor refuses to engage, we will provide a substitute from our platform who is already listed on SAPAC.co.za.
  5. Complaints will be handled by SAPAC.co.za according to our established protocol, which can be initiated on the relevant professional or contractor's profile if they are listed with SAPAC.co.za

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To Safe guard yourself do the following:

1. Get notified about News from SAPAC.co.za by joining our social group at the following link - https://bit.ly/JoinSAPAC  

SAPAC.co.za is committed to ensuring your security and safety. We take the issue of impersonation seriously and are dedicated to protecting the public from potential scams.

By following the steps outlined above and utilizing the SAPAC.co.za platform's verification services, you can help safeguard yourself against fraudulent individuals. If you have any further questions or require assistance, please do not hesitate to contact us.

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NOTE: If a professional or contractor is not yet listed with SAPAC.co.za it can mean the following:

1. They are not aware of SAPAC.co.za 
2. They are unaware of SAPAC.co.za that can act in their interest and that of the public! 

Please do exercise caution when signing a contract! Or taking on work.  

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SAPAC This is the Way

SAPAC this is the Way!


 Contact SAPAC for more information or assistance!


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 If you require assistance Contact us, press here https://bit.ly/SAPACHelp

How to Use this Resource

We hope these articles help you understand your rights as a consumer. You can scroll through the titles, or scroll by heading. You can also use the search feature to locate information by keyword when you visit the front of https://sapac.co.za for a self help video watch this VIDEO

SAPAC is a collective of registered professionals and contractors with a variety of skills and valid registrations in the construction sphere. If you have a particular question or believe that you want an expert opinion get in contact with SAPAC and our team will assist you with the correct information.

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