Scammers Are On The Hunt For NSFAS Money Again

NSFAS has issued and another fraud alert, something which seems to always be happening. It is therefore important that NSFAS beneficiaries are extra careful when it comes to their NSFAS accounts.

NSFAS has issued and another fraud alert, something which seems to always be happening. It is therefore important that NSFAS beneficiaries are extra careful when it comes to their NSFAS accounts.

The financial aid scheme shared the following on their social media accompanying an image:

Scammers are sending SMS communication and calling NSFAS students requesting personal information such as NSFAS Wallet details. Do not share any of your personal or login details with anyone.

The image shared shows a message that beneficiaries might have been receiving and reads:

"Dear student, we will be adding your allowance as per initial agreement. An agent will contact you to validate your details. Issued by NSFAS. Ref no:"

NSFAS has made it clear that this is a fake message and that beneficiaries should not share any important information with anyone. 

If you are receiving suspicious messages or calls from fraudsters regarding such advertisement, please ignore and report immediately.

NSFAS has previously stated that their agents will never ask for your password or other login info over the phone and should you be asked to do this, you are then probably speaking to a scammer.

Report any fraudulent activities, suspicious messages or calls from fraudsters posing as NSFAS staff via the Vuvuzela Hotline by contacting:

 

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