Urgent Public Advisory


Subject: FinGlobal Holdings (Pty) Ltd and its subsidiaries (“FinGlobal”) and CEO Ryno Viljoen are victims of identity fraud which could have led to financial crimes defrauding unaware victims.


Hermanus, South Africa, 1 February 2024 – FinGlobal, a leading financial services company, and its CEO, Ryno Viljoen, have become targets of identity fraud, and the company wishes to alert the public to exercise caution. It has come to our attention that fraudulent activities have been conducted using the name of Ryno Viljoen and FinGlobal to deceive potential clients with a Crypto investment scam.

The unauthorised individuals behind this scam are falsely representing themselves as FinGlobal agents and misleading innocent individuals by offering exorbitant returns on Crypto investments. The company takes this matter seriously and is actively cooperating with law enforcement and relevant authorities to address the situation.

FinGlobal has initiated an investigation to bring the perpetrators to justice and protect the reputation of both the company and its CEO, Ryno Viljoen. A formal complaint has been filed with the local Police Service, and the company is fully committed to assisting in the investigation to ensure that those responsible are held accountable for their actions.

We urge the public to exercise caution and verify the authenticity of any communication or transaction involving FinGlobal or Ryno Viljoen. It is essential for potential clients and the general public to be vigilant in protecting their personal and financial information.

If you suspect any fraudulent activity or have been approached by individuals claiming to represent FinGlobal under false pretenses, please contact your local Police immediately.

FinGlobal remains dedicated to providing legitimate and trustworthy financial services, and we appreciate the ongoing support and understanding of our clients and the community during this time.

For inquiries, please email compliance@finglobal.com.