Dudes! These thieves are super super smart and super super quick and super super ruthless!
From tiny hand held card scanners/skimmers to hi-tech scanners and cameras fitted onto ATM machines (fitted in under 8 seconds!) to key stroke loggers to devious phishing emails, these guys know what they are doing!
According to a new consumer survey* by Visa, it has been revealed that there is a sound awareness of fraud amongst the banked population of South Africa. According to the research, ATM fraud, identity theft and point of sale fraud were identified as the most common types of fraud consumers were aware of.
Some rules for keeping your card (and your hard earned money) safe:
*The study was conducted by Ask Afrika and involved 350 participants all of whom are banked