Celebville has been hit by another scam, this time it was DJ Zinhle. The award-winning DJ had to warn her fans not to be duped by anyone claiming to work for her DJ School, Fuse Academy.
DJ Zinhle not only announced the warning on Twitter but also admitted that the academy has been closed temporarily. But it seems the fraudsters had already capitalised on this and started offering people fake enrolment to the now non-existent academy and seems to be doing so by operating from a realistic-looking email address.
According to ZAlebs, there is a Facebook page claiming to belong to the Fuse Academy, which has been accepting and advertising enrolments from as recently as May. It also has a suspicious-looking phone number to dial for enquiries.
The Facebook page raised further suspicion when it had updated its profile picture a few days ago, without giving any notification of the temporary closure that DJ Zinhle announced. See a screenshot from the Facebook page below:
DJ Zinhle quickly took to her Twitter page to warn her followers of the latest scam involving her name. She said that her famous DJ training school for girls was now closed and also added instructions on how to reclaim your money if you have mistakenly paid for enrolment in recent weeks.
DK Zinhle wrote on Twitter: “Please note that I have temporarily shut down Fuse Academy. Do not pay anyone for enrolment, even if they are using a Fuse Academy account. If you have paid, please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org”
But fans were also curious as to why DJ Zinhle decided to close down the academy without any explanation beyond the warning.
DJ Zinhle is among the many Mzansi superstars who have tried to protect their innocent fans from being duped for money or any private information.
Scammers are working overtime as two weeks ago, Connie Ferguson had to warn her own fans from falling for a gimmick that was using her name to lure people to a fake internship.
Meanwhile yesterday, Briefly.co.za reported that Mzansi’s slaying mother-daughter duo does it again. DJ Zinhle and Kairo stole the hearts of their followers with another super-cute like-mother-like-daughter moment.
Zinhle and Kairo have been smashing mother-daughter goals since the day Kairo was born. There ain’t no denying that Kairo is a carbon copy of Zinhle.
Briefly.co.za is obsessed with the bond that Kairo and Zinhle share. Social media and the people of Mzansi just can’t get enough of these two.
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