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The Financial Sector Conduct Authority has warned the public to stay away from a firm called Worldwide Investments, which it says is using a WhatsApp group to take money from the public on the pretext that it will trade in forex on their behalf.
The Ministry of Finance has issued a warning against a new scam where con artists purporting to be deputy minister David Masondo falsely promise people funding for their businesses.
It appears a conman is scamming people out of airtime worth thousands of rand from inside his jail cell at Bethal Correctional Services in Mpumalanga.
The Financial Sector Conduct Authority warns of a “sophisticated online campaign” by service providers claiming to be from Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission
In vishing – or voice phishing attacks – scammers speak directly to victims to try and convince them they are in speaking to someone from a legitimate organisation.
FNB has detected a new debit order scam, by parties known as Procall and Mzansi, and is working to pursue criminal charges.
An 85-year-old man has become Hong Kong’s biggest victim of a bullion trading scam after being conned out of $74m over two years, according to South China Morning Post.
The eThekwini police have warned the public of a new scam being used to rip off hijack victims.
Mary says her life mirrored that of TV’s Mrs Wilson – who discovered her “spy” husband had three other wives.
Women and the LGBTQIA+ community seem to be big targets of romance scams.
American federal authorities said that 17 people had been arrested in the United States, and they're looking for more suspects in Nigeria and elsewhere.
Western Cape residents have been warned about a bogus letter purporting to be from the provincial "department of housing", allocating houses to people.
Swindlers have been using unauthorised pictures of his face on false advertisements on social media.
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Austrian police says they had uncovered an online financial trading scam which according to initial estimates defrauded victims across Europe out of some €100m.
Philip DeFranco warned his 6 million-plus subscribers not to trust any direct messages pretending to come from his account.
The Hawks have denied that the cryptocurrency trading platform BTC Global has been cleared of defrauding its clients, saying investigations into the alleged investment scam are ongoing.
A rogue app pre-installed on some Alcatel phones and available from the Google Play store tried to sign people up to premium services and used data to commit ad fraud – and security researches spotted it in South Africa.
Fin24 users speak of their frustrations with banks, calling for a crackdown on debit order fraud that sees payments they didn't authorise being deducted from their bank accounts each month.
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