Pick n Pay warns customers of Western Cape scam

2010-10-27 13:02

JSE-listed retailer Pick n Pay has warned its customers of a telephone scam in the Western Cape.

The company said today that customers in the Western Cape were receiving phone calls from a so-called agency conducting customer service surveys on behalf of Pick n Pay.

“During the conversation, the caller attempts to elicit credit card and banking details.”

The company said it would like to alert customers to the fact that this “survey” was in no way sanctioned by Pick n Pay and that customers should not, under any circumstances, provide any personal information.

“Pick n Pay never conducts any research where people’s private banking details are requested,” said spokesperson Tamra Veley.

She urged customers to be on the lookout and never to give their banking details to any unauthorised party.

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