As financial fraud activities are on the rise in South Africa, we have to be careful not to fall for these ever increasing scams and cons. There is an increase in fraudsters using the names and logos of reputable lenders and banks in order to cheat you out of your hard-earned cash. Wonga.com is just one of the companies that these criminals are using to target consumers attempting to get your money.
These scammers send out unsolicited emails and SMS’s and sometimes even call people, promising loans and other financial products. But the victims end up having to pay various amounts of money over to the scammers, and never receive the loan funds.
Here are some top tips to help you avoid falling for a scam and ensure that if you are looking for a loan, you are dealing with the REAL wonga.com.
If you are unsure of the validity of an email or SMS you received that uses our name, please contact our customer services department for confirmation on 0861 966 421.