False statements citing SABRIC CEO about Isis and Tinder scams

SABRIC is aware of articles that are circulating which report that SABRIC CEO, Nischal Mewalall stated that Tinder is reportedly being used by ISIS agents in South Africa to fund its insurgency campaigns and recruit members, and that Members of the terrorist group have been creating fake profiles of unknown actors and models to manipulate users into sending them money.

Please note that SABRIC CEO, Nischal Mewalall did not make any such statements, and that these statements are false.

To date, these and similar statements have also been picked up on the following news sites:

We would like to stress that SABRIC CEO, Nischal Mewalall did not make any of these statements in the above articles.

SABRIC has contacted the editors from the identified news portals and requested that the articles be corrected or removed.

SABRIC will continue to monitor for any additional articles of this nature, and will engage with the editors of these news portals to request a correction or removal as they are identified.