NEWS & EVENTS

Learn about the latest fraud trends and traps, and get up-to-date details on fraud prevention.

Read fraud incident articles and register for conferences, seminars, webinars and training workshops.

Keep up-to-date with the latest fraud prevention advice, industry trends and new tricks and scams being used by fraudsters to try and obtain people’s personal information and defraud them.

Ekurhuleni's bogus dental therapist has matric only

Category . 15 October 2019

The alleged bogus dental therapist who was nabbed for practicing using a fraudulent diploma from the University of Zululand only has a matric as his highest level of education.

READ MORE

Ponzi participants 'more likely' to defraud their employers

Category . 10 October 2019

As soon as one Ponzi scheme dries up, the purveyors again step up and get more ‘investors’ to hand over their hard-earned money. They fall victim to being fleeced of their life savings, some investing the very little they have in hope of a better future.

READ MORE

Big increase in identity fraud cases in South Africa

Category . 19 September 2019

The Southern African Fraud Prevention Service (SAFPS) has released new statistics showing a sharp increase in identity fraud.

READ MORE

‘Fraud is a cancer that is crippling our country’: Supreme Court of Appeal upholds 20-year jail sentence for ‘remorseful’ R5 million fraudster

Category . 18 September 2019

The Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA) has upheld a 20-year prison sentence for a fraudster who was a first offender and stole R4.9 million in total – which he offered to pay back.

READ MORE

Advanced fee scams target the vulnerable

Category . 10 October 2019

Consumers are urged to be on high alert, as the number of advanced fee scams, also known as 419 scams, is on the rise, often targeting the most vulnerable members of society.

READ MORE

Your CV should convey the truth and nothing but the truth to avoid prison

Category . 10 September 2019

MBOMBELA – The National Qualifications Framework (NQF) Act, has been amended to require all organs of state, employers, educational institutions and skills development providers, to verify all qualifications through the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA), in order to eradicate misrepresentations by employees.

READ MORE

Emergency Hotline: 0800 029 999

WhatsApp Support Line: 0600-123456

ARE YOU A VICTIM
OF FRAUD?

Call SAFPS now on:
011 867 2234

Protect yourself against future fraud & identity theft with Protective Registration

REGISTER NOW FIND OUT MORE

- Identity theft is increasing

Conduct a credit check on your name at least once a year.

FIND OUT MORE