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To catch a fraudster: FBI stops criminals with tips from CO-OP shared branching credit unions

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Today’s Fraud News from around the world: To catch a fraudster: FBI stops criminals with tips from CO-OP shared branching credit unions: In some cases, it makes sense for them to stay close to the victimized individual or organization to evade fraud prevention efforts triggered by zip code.: Google Alert – Fraud Overseas Job Fraud: […]




On Staying Safe Online

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Staying safe online and securing your information is as much your responsibility as it is your bank or telecommunications provider’s. Cell C’s executive head of forensic services, Jacqueline Fick, and the executive head of Striata Document Solutions, Greg Gatherer, said users must take charge of their online safety. “Your bank or provider may have insurance […]




5 Tips to avoid becoming a victim of banking fraud

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Just as we invest in personal security and keep our wits about us in the physical world, so too must we be alert to threats online, says Gerhard Oosthuizen, the chief information officer at Entersekt. Protecting ourselves online doesn’t require huge investments of time or money, he says. But we do need to apply a […]




Ways to avoid phishing: Susan Potgieter

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Bank card fraud in South Africa is costing consumers millions. Card skimming and phishing remain extensive and with fraudsters using newer methods to fleece unsuspecting victims, we need to be ever more vigilant warns the South African Banking Risk Information Centre – SABRIC, well to tell us more is the General Manager Commercial Crime Office […]




5 Online Banking Security Basics Tips

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Follow these useful online banking security basics and you will be fine: Banks will NEVER ask you for your Internet Banking password or security token passwords by electronic message or telephone. ALWAYS keep your username, password and security token passwords secret. NEVER use a link or an attachment in any message to access Internet Banking. […]