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Archives for 11/15/2017

Potential fraud?

Fraud Alert:

Today’s Fraud News from around the world: Potential fraud?: The payment so far goes through the payment gateway, and pass fraud analysis of the payment gateway. It seems to be fraudulent because the same …: Google Alert – Fraud Possible fraud: Has anyone else received a message like this – I am already in the two […]

Beware of government tender scam and “phishing”

Fraud Alert:

An appeal is made to all businesses to be aware of a scam doing the rounds. Businesses receive what appears to be a confirmed tender proposal on the letterhead of a government department. Afterwards, they are contacted and payment arrangements are made. However, the business person is advised to make a deposit directly into the […]

Was a Woman Attacked on Camera for Wearing a ‘Make America Great Again’ Hat in Hollywood?

Fraud Alert:

CLAIM A woman was attacked in Hollywood because she was wearing a pro-Donald Trump hat. MIXTURE RATING MIXTURE WHAT’S TRUE YouTube star Blaire White did get into an altercation over her red “Make America Great Again” hat when she went to an anti-Trump protest on Hollywood Boulevard. WHAT’S FALSE Police said White and her boyfriend […]

Tips to avoid digital banking fraud this festive season

Fraud Alert:

As the festive season draws near, Kovelin Naidoo, Chief Cyber Security Officer at FNB is advising consumers to familiarise themselves with tips on how they can protect themselves against digital banking fraud: Never save usernames, passwords or PINs on your cellphone or computer as it may allow others to access your banking without your permission. […]