Scam alert: Shoppers aren't the only ones busy during this time of the year, criminals are too

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The festive season is almost here. This is one of the busiest times of the year, with shoppers preparing for festivities during the holidays.

Not only is it a busy time for shoppers, it is also a time for criminals to case out victims.

Financial institutions are increasing their awareness of consumer, corporate and tax fraud, identity theft, and many other ways in which criminals prey on individuals and organisations.

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