How to spot a 419 scam
You’re randomly promised a large amount of money.
There’s often emotional bribery involved.
Look out for grammar and spelling mistakes.
The scamster pretends to be someone from a legal or wealthy background.
How to protect yourself
DO NOT reply. You can either forward these emails to the South African Police Service or delete them.
Absa will NEVER ask you for your PIN, password or passcode, an OTP or your card CVV number.
Call the Absa Fraud Hotline on 0860 557 557 or +27 11 501 5089.
0860 557 557
+27 (0) 11 501 5089
3D Secure Call Centre:
+27 (0) 11 354 4058