Elderly warned of scam targeting them for their pension and grant money.

According to Sophiatown Police Station spokesperson Captain TJ De Bruyn, the station has received complaints of pensioners and the elderly being targeted by suspects via phone calls to retrieve sensitive and confidential information. “These suspects call the elderly early in the morning or late in the evening and take advantage of them telling them they are calling from their bank in relation to unauthorised spending taking place. Victims believe this and share banking details codes and PINs with the suspects and shortly afterwards their bank accounts are cleared of their pension and grant money.”
He reminded the elderly community and public as a whole that…

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