Security Alert – U. S. Consulate General Johannesburg (March 17, 2020)

Security Alert – U. S. Consulate General Johannesburg (March 17, 2020)

Location: South Africa – Johannesburg

Event:    The City of Johannesburg government issued a warning regarding a new trend with regard to home invasions.  Some criminal groups are posing as healthcare workers going door-to-door claiming to provide COVID-19 screenings.  Please be aware that no private or public healthcare workers or officials are currently going to residences for screenings, and you should not allow anyone claiming such to enter your residence or housing compound.

Actions to Take:

  • Review your personal security plans.
  • Be aware of your surroundings.
  • Monitor local media for updates.
  • Keep a low profile.

Assistance: