PRESS RELEASE
 
25 June 2019
 
Residents warned of scammers who claim to be fundraising on behalf of Mayor Zandile Gumede
 
It has come to the Municipality’s attention that a group of scammers are allegedly randomly approaching people, requesting for donations towards eThekwini Mayor Zandile Gumede’s legal costs.
 
The Municipality would like to warn residents that Mayor Gumede has not asked for such donations and is not part of the scheme. This is a scam and anyone who is approached by these unscrupulous individuals must report the matter to the nearest police station.
 
The Municipality is investigating the allegations.
 
ENDS
 
Issued by office of the Mayor. For more information contact the Acting Head of Communications Unit, Mandla Nsele on 083 308 2639.