SANRAL name used fraudulently to obtain banking details
SANRAL has reported received claims about a scam where an imposter claims to be a SANRAL personnel and wants to reward the customer for not claiming any funds.
Below is an e-mail received from SANRAL:
“SANRAL Fraud Hotline has detected a scam where an imposter represents themselves as SANRAL personnel and starts off by confirming the person’s personal details – including ID number, name and address. The SANRAL customer is then informed that SANRAL wants to reward them with a R1500.00 cash back bonus for not claiming any funds. The fraudster asks the person for their banking details.”
“SANRAL wishes to inform the public that such calls and offers are scams and warns those targeted to be aware and not be taken in. SANRAL does not reveal personal information and does not offer any bonuses or rewards. Please do not respond to such calls. SANRAL will not be help liable for any resulting losses.”
Road users may report suspicious calls to SANRAL’s Fraud Hotline/Tip-Offs Anonymously:
Toll-Free Phone No. 0800 204 558