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Identity Theft On The Rise: What to Do and Look Out For – Part 2

Identity theft in SA has become one of the largest major concerns, especially in an economy that bases so much on credit. The surprising factor is that even those that feel they have done everything to protect themselves, may find their identity stolen and they are swept into a world of chaos and doubt. The […]

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Identity Theft On The Rise: What to Do and Look Out For – Part 1

Identity theft in SA has become one of the largest major concerns, especially in an economy that bases so much on credit. The surprising factor is that even those that feel they have done everything to protect themselves, may find their identity stolen and they are swept into a world of chaos and doubt. The […]

Card Skimming – The New Dark Evil

One of the more popular methods of accessing consumer account information is ‘card skimming’. South Africa, as well as the United Kingdom, Ireland, the Netherlands and the United States have experienced an intensification of this crime and it has become a major challenge to overcome. The process of card skimming requires that a device be […]

Prepaid Credit Card Fraud

Credit card fraud throughout the world consists of three different types: debit, credit and prepaid and as of 2013, almost one third of South Africans have been a victim of some form of card fraud. What started out as ingenious ‘419 scams’, alluring unsuspecting individuals into investing, purchasing or believing in a non-existent offer or […]

The Hilton Hotel investigates reports of Credit Card Fraud

Hilton hotel group is just the latest in a long string of credit card fraud involving hotel brands, restaurants and retail establishments. Krebs, goes on to mention that “The Trump Hotel Collection said the breach affects customers who used their credit or debit cards at the hotels between May 19, 2014, and June 2, 2015.” […]