Category - Banking

Fraudsters target ATMs

ATM card swopping leaves bank customers with little recourse when funds are stolen from their bank account. Sidwell contacted me after money had been taken from his bank account. His bank refused to refund him after his card had been swallowed...

No-deposit home loans

A recent survey in the UK found that young adults are increasingly relying on their parents to help them pay for a deposit for their first home. The survey conducted by mortgage lender Halifax found that the majority of parents believed they...

Beware of debit order fraud

When Jurie Pohl discovered that fraudulent debit orders amounting to R12 000 had been deducted from his bank account over five years, he became the latest victim of a financial crime where syndicates are deliberately using the debit order...