Kenyans place a high value on their national ID card. It determines a person's gender, name, and location. If your ID card gets into the wrong hands, it could be used to register mobile numbers for illegal purposes or to receive mobile loans through the mobile money lending system.
Technology is very important in human being . Many people can now communicate and send money from one region to another in some few seconds. Airtel have been working in our country for many years. Many people have bought Airtel SIM cards with their ID details. Unfortunately, some fraudsters have been using other people's details and registering new SIM cards in the country.
Kenyans rely heavily on their national identity card. It establishes a person's gender, name, and residence. If your ID card falls into the wrong hands, it could be used to register mobile numbers that could be used in criminal activity or to obtain mobile loans through the mobile money lending system.
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Loose of jobs and poverty has led many Kenyans to seek loans for survival. Those who have smartphones have enjoyed the better side of it by borrowing loans depending on the limit they are offered. Loans app have made their breakthrough in play store and people are doing anything to have them in their phones.
In the recent past, criminals have taken advantage of lost identity cards which they use to register new phone numbers. Later on, they use those numbers as a means of communication in plotting crimes or even leave the sim cards in crime scenes. This would duly leave the original owner of the sim ID in a hot soup because they become the prime suspects and proving their innocence becomes hard.
Communication companies in the country Safaricom, Airtel and Telkom have issued a joint advisory to their customers on the ownership and registration of SIM cards. This follows an increased digital and network related frauds. In a report given by the three companies, customers should ensure that their SIM cards are correctly registered using their personal identity cards.
Cyber crime has recently risen up in the country nowadays. It has been a matter of concern to Telco companies operating in Kenya. The Telco companies in kenya are; Safaricom, Airtel and Telkom. Following the rise in criminal activities using the internet and sim cards,the Telco companies this are Safaricom, Airtel and Telkom have issued a joint advisory for their customers.
Angry Kenyans have requested safaricom not to issue again pre-owned sim cards,it has been a big challenge to those who owned the sim card before. "Your phone number should be permanent whether you are active or dormant, dead or alive" says one of the victim.
Telco companies, Safaricom, Airtel and Telkom, have issued a joint advisory to their customers on the registration and ownership of SIM cards. In the notice shared on Friday, August 20, the three firms urged customers to ensure that their SIM cards are correctly registered against their valid identification documents.
Kenyans regard their national ID card as extremely valuable. Gender, name, and location are all determined by it. If your identification card falls into the wrong hands, it could be used to illegally register mobile numbers or acquire mobile loans through the mobile money lending system.
Many smartphones user who posses more than one sim card might likely misplace it since they are very tiny chips. The modern smartphone card only accommodate one or two sim card and one may want to have more than three of them. For that reason, one may be forced to keep there cards safe from being misplaced.
In recent, SIM registration has been taken with less seriousness ; somthing that has exposed many to fraudsters.The three telecommunication companies which are Safaricom, Airtel have issued a strict regulations regarding sim registration and replacement by their subscribers due to data and security which is in line with the Communications Authority of Keny (CAK) cardinal obligation.
Safaricom is one of the leading companies in Kenya and also in the East Africa region. Today Safaricom has sent an important information to all Kenyans who use one sim card phone and they really need to use two sim cards. If you have a single sim slot but you really need multiple sim need the good news news is that you can visit a Safaricom Shop near you and get a eSIM today.
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Your esteemed service providers, Safaricom, Airtel Kenya, and Telcom have sent a warning to you, dear customer. In regards to Sim card registration. The three service company providers have urged their customers to ensure their sim cards are correctly registered against the valid identification documents required.
Two people, a man and a woman have been arrested following the SIM swap scam in June 2021. The two, Sabina Evelyn Nyanumba, a student at the Egerton university Njoro and 19 year old Paul Nyabero Kilenya were arrested in Nakuru, Njoro subcounty by the DCI officers.
Two suspects who defrauded a Kiambu couple over Sh716,000 in a Sim swap scam in June 2021 are in our custody. The two; Sabina Evelyne Nyanumba who is a student at Egerton University and 19-year-old Paul Nyabero Kilenya were arrested in Nakuru's Njoro sub-county over the weekend.
A General Service Unit (GSU) officer is the latest victim of illegal SIM card registration fraudsters. He made this discovery after visiting a local telco attendant shop in Wajir seeking to register a second SIM card. The attendant cautioned him that nine other SIM cards had been registered under his name as he was being offered the service.