ARTICLES RELATING TO ABSA GROUP

Class action our only recourse

2013-08-12 11:06

A Fin24 user invites other users to support his drive for a class action suit against Absa and MTN for not doing enough to combat SIM swap fraud.

Detained over 'fraudulent' debit card

2013-06-13 14:01

A Fin24 user nearly spent a weekend in jail after he and his family were held for hours because of a 'simple system error' by Absa.

Let's tackle cybercrime

2013-05-29 16:25

A user is ready to lead a class action charge against SIM swap fraud.

One-on-one, we don't stand a chance

2013-05-06 16:43

A Fin24 user who was defrauded of R29 000 from his Absa accounts makes an impassioned plea for properly researched and supported class action.

Fin24 users finger banks over fraud

2013-05-03 17:41

Fin24 users are up in arms after being scammed out of thousands from their bank accounts in cases often involving SIM swaps with Vodacom and MTN.

Ignore any messages, said 'Vodacom' man

2013-05-02 15:38

Shame on Absa for not considering the millions that have gone through our accounts over 30 years, says another SIM swap fraud victim.

Franchise model has higher survival rate

2013-04-08 16:53

Franchises last longer and have a lower risk profile than the general business in South Africa, according to an index compiled by Absa.

Nedbank is SA's most expensive bank

2013-01-17 15:06

Nedbank has again emerged as the most expensive bank in South Africa, an annual bank charges report shows.

Speculators can play - analysis

2011-07-24 09:27

Speculators are finding many opportunities in a market that has been consolidating in the 30 000 to 33 000 band for almost 12 months, a technical analysis shows.

Waterfront sold for R10bn - report

2010-12-10 20:47

A group of investors, including one of SA's banking giants, has bought the V&A Waterfront, reports the Mail & Guardian newspaper.

 

Detained over 'fraudulent' debit card

2013-06-13 15:24

A Fin24 user nearly spent a weekend in jail after he and his family were held for hours because of a 'simple system error' by Absa.

Challenges small business owners face

2013-06-05 11:50

Poor debtors' control in addition to access to finance are the top problem areas for small business owners, says a Fin24 user.

Absa eyes Africa's franchising potential

2013-05-10 15:49

Absa has beefed up its franchise unit to expand the franchising business format into Africa and to tap into the continent's new, fast growing consumer markets.

Easter Sunday SIM swap shock

2013-05-06 13:57

A Fin24 user who was told she had run up a bill equivalent to downloading 50-odd movies in a few hours is fed up with being ignored by corporates.

SIM swap bank fraud a major problem

2013-05-02 17:38

Neither banks nor cellphone service providers can be held responsible for losses due to SIM swap fraud because no one did anything wrong, says an expert.

Ex-Absa employee calls for class action

2013-05-02 13:41

A former Absa employee who lost R346 900 through fraud makes an appeal to Fin24 users to join her in a class action suit.

10% of SA workforce now self-employed

2013-04-08 15:14

Self-employment is at its highest level since 2009 with 1.2 million self-employed business people, the Absa SME Index for South Africa shows.

Viva Capitec!

2013-01-10 10:33

Fin24 user Jo-Anne Steenkamp records her experiences with major SA banks and explains why Capitec comes out on top.

JSE warns firms over leaks

2011-03-10 21:04

The SA stock market has told companies to tighten their procedures after fiascos with both Absa and FirstRand's results.

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