Fraudsters are getting professional, scamming consumers with ingenious methods
Scammers are getting more professional; swindling even the most vigilant consumers with new-fangled, ingenious methods.
SAFPS statistics show that impersonation by fraudsters using real ID documents is up 99% year-on-year – a figure that has doubled in every year since 2016.
It makes all of us a target to fraudsters… You need to treat your ID like cash…Manie van Schalkwyk, Executive Director - South African Fraud Prevention Service
Don’t click on any links… it’s not your bank!Manie van Schalkwyk, Executive Director - South African Fraud Prevention Service
If you suspect identity fraud – or if you lost your ID or passport - you may apply for Protective Registration on the SAFPS website.
Listen to the interview in the audio below for the ingenious methods fraudsters have been using of late.
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