SIM-swap scams: How Vodacom protects you

2017-05-03 15:36

SIM-swap fraud complaints seem to be on the rise with a growing number of victims coming forward to share their dreadful experiences. Vodacom offers some helpful tips.

SIM-swap prevention drive ‘won’t be effective’ - Fin24 user

2016-03-31 15:34

MTN has embarked on a drive to prevent SIM-swap fraud after several reports of the crime this year but an expert has questioned the company's preventative measures.

Another Fin24 user's tale of SIM-swap fraud

2016-03-29 16:34

Fin24 user Kevin has come forward with his story of SIM-swap fraud, following reports about a scam that hit a Cape Town audiologist Gail Jacklin.

SIM-swap victim feels betrayed by FNB, MTN

2016-03-04 16:26

Cape Town audiologist Gail Jacklin, who lost over R200 000 in a SIM-swap scam earlier this year, says she is emotionally drained and has lost trust in FNB and MTN.

Thousands of rands lost in ‘FNB, MTN scam’

2016-03-02 12:51

A forensic investigator has alleged an inside job at First National Bank and MTN in a SIM-swap scam that pilfers customers of hundreds of thousands of rands.


ALERT: Bank clients cautioned amid SIM-swap attacks

2017-05-03 05:00

The South African Banking Risk Information Centre has cautioned bank clients not to click on any hyperlinks in emails purporting to come from a bank.

SIM-swap fraud protection: Users have their say

2016-03-31 12:47

Fin24 users have expressed their views on MTN’s move to tighten up its SIM-swap measures.

More SIM-swap victims come forward

2016-03-08 12:22

Fin24 users continue to come forward with their stories of SIM-swap fraud, almost a week after reports about a scam that hit a Cape Town audiologist.

Dozens of cellphone users hit by SIM-swap scam

2016-03-03 09:40

Over 100 Fin24 users say they have also been hit by a SIM-swap scam that pilfers up to hundreds of thousands of rands from victims' bank accounts.

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