Kenya's leading bank, Equity bank Kenya has delivered a warning message targeting its customers on its official Twitter page account. The bank raised an alarm to customers over the existence of fraudsters and conmen who call unsuspecting customers notifying them of unexisting Equity system upgrades. The bank urged customers to be on a high over this cohort of individuals, notifying them that Equity Bank Kenya will always use 0763 000 000 whenever in need of communicating with them.
For many years, M-PESA users have been losing money to scammers who have been using the 'tuma kwa hii number ile ingine iko shida' trick, which left many Kenyans in tears.
Have you ever been scammed? If you answered no you are very lucky. And if you answered yes be my guest, because I have also been a victim of this cruel and heartless scammers. But no matter how clever they think they are at stealing from people the get exposed anyway.
Secret cameras. Ensure that there is no CCTV camera overhead or behind you. There might be someone who is monitoring you as yo strike keys into your banking app or sites. Unsecured websites. Do not access your online banking platform via a website that is not secured.
You have ever come across links that offers free Data bundles or so on social media. Let me inform you some basic ICT. Any Link that start with *"http* " is most likely a phishing link. Photo courtesy Phishing is usually intended to get your Personal details including your date of Birth, Bank Account Number etc.
DCI has today sent a warning to Kenyans and especially the ladies who are highly targeted by scammers as the festive season nears to climax. It has been established that as the country heads to the climax of the festive season, scammers are now targeting Kenyans, mostly ladies, on social media, pose as online business people only for them to go missing after one orders an item.
It starts with a friend or someone sending you a link promising you that you can earn good money from the comfort of your home.With the many applications that are out there claiming to help you make money while investing a little time and effort.Many young youths have fallen victim to such pyramid schemes after being convinced by friends that they have made money from the various links.
Scamming has become rampant over sometime where we are witnessing people being conned millions of money and even loosing their hard earned property and income. But do we know how where these scammers get to reach to us? This is a very important question we need to ask ourselves inorder to curb this habit.
At any point got someone introduce you to online jobs educating you that you'll earn big — from Amazon itself?I unquestionably have, and I've even known an individual or two who succumbed to those tricks.Presently, Amazon is endeavoring to chase those con artists down, with another claim pointed toward exposing 50 obscure litigants in government court.
Notices appearing on social media the past two weeks on police recruitment are false and the public should be wary of scammers. The National Police Service has just issued a statement on Twitter to the effect that in the event there should be such an exercise the public will duly be notified via mainstream electronic and print media. In the past gullible youth have fallen prey to fraudsters who scammed them millions of shillings promising employment. In one instance this cartels were found to be working with
The Kenya Universities and Colleges Central Placement Service (KUCCPS) has cautioned against a scam by another organization claiming to be enrolling KSCE students in colleges and universities. KUCCPS issued a notice on Tuesday, February 22 accusing the Colleges and Universities Placement Agency (CUPA) for tackling roles that should be performed by KUCCPS.
If you are a parent and it happens that you have a son or a daughter in a certain boarding school Institution and so paranoid of them getting contamination from the covid-19 pandemic,then you should be cautious too of the current blackmailers and scammers that are rising taking an advantage of the situation. Here are the messages the scammers are using to con the desperate parents.The undercover police cop by the name Saigonpunisher James has taken it to Facebook to warn the parents of being much cautious not
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Many youths across the global hate to work hard to achieve their dreams,instead they want easy money.The following are the main tricks in which youths loose their money online 1).Betting. A number of websites and pages have been seen advertising their services online.
A new breed of scammers have hit town. Their modus operandi involves visiting paediatric wards and taking photos of children in very dire medical conditions to extort money from sympathizers. Like all scammers however they've been caught out by a service and product watchdog the Consumer Grassroots (Kenya). The agency has caught the scammers out on the use of a similar number in different "individual pleas" for help. The messages on the photos are identical and begin with the attention grabbing words: IT BREAKS
photo courtesy: news.wsiu.org ATTENTION Many links have so far been circulating online in almost all the social media platforms advertising free offers from Safaricom. Wise men said that opportunity knocks once at every ones door and scammers have seized the opportunity announced by Safaricom, as they celebrate their 20th anniversary, with much zeal and anxiety trying to cone Kenyans. Be warned of scammers. These are fake news. Let me teach you some basic ICT knowledge. Any Link that start with "http"
ATTENTION TO ALL INTERNET USERS! For those persons who are posting free internet data, free this and that, let me take this opportunity to teach you some basic ICT. Any Link starting with "http"is most likely a phishing link. Phishing is mostly intended to get your Personal details that includes your date of Birth, Bank Account Number etc. BE ALERT This is how Hackers and Scammers steal your identity and use them in Scamming. The scammers are very common nowadays and target the
Currently the number of fake online job and other offers has greatly increased. The individuals doing this target mostly target young people who are more active on social media by listing job opportunities that are do not exist. The main aim of these individuals is to get your money or to get access to your personal details such as bank accounts. These scammers offer exiting advantages to get you trapped. They will always show you how you can make huge sum of money while working for a very short time or on your
According to Bloomberg News, a Chinese customer, a Turkish copper seller, and the Swiss merchant who facilitated the transaction were victims of a complex theft, that made the con steal 3.6 billion shillings worth of copper using cobblestones and spray paint. The Chinese company had been looking for copper ore for a project and turned to a Swiss trader to find good sellers.
Scamming activities have been on the rise with an influx of internet users to lure innocent citizens to get into the trap of illegal activity. Scammers' main objective is to ensure by all means they steal something valuable from you to take control of it. Let's take an example of a scammer requiring you to pay a certain amount of money for you to get access to their service. The scammer will convince you by all costs to buy their false services and will proceed to a further step to show you how exemplary