New card machine trend said to be targeting businesses

New card machine trend said to be targeting businesses

It seems we have to be vigilant at all times - you cannot let your guard down...

A bank card machine with a animated image of hacker
A bank card machine with a animated image of hacker/Facebook/@KasiHustler

We don't want to be the bearers of bad news, especially with the festive season officially underway. 

But the truth of the matter is that crime doesn't go on holiday. Therefore, we have to be on the lookout for whatever scams and tricks criminals have up their sleeves and be prepared. 

This is why we wanted to share a potential new scam that is targeted at businesses. 

Entrepreneur, TV host, and actress, Sendra Masiteng, recently shared a video on her TikTok informing all business owners of a scam that it making its rounds. 

She shares that criminals now have replica card machines. They simply come into businesses and try their best to distract you and switch the card machines. 

Of course, these replicas are so much like the originals, that not many would be able to tell the difference. 

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But she did say that if you have been duped by these fraudsters, you can tell if the machine is yours when the machine does a print out after purchase. 

If the name of your company does not appear, you have something to be concerned about. 

Watch the video below, courtesy of TikTok

@sendramasiteng1 @First National Bank GH @FNBSA #kgosatsanayamaqubuakgaso #SAMA28 #enoughisenough #scam #scammer #scamalert #scamalert🚨🚨🚨 @SABC News @Alexfmradio ♬ original sound - Sendra Masiteng
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