PE bank official swindled out of R7500

Hendrick Mphande

EVEN bank officials are vulnerable when it comes to fraud, an incident involving a Port Elizabeth branch consultant has proven.

A furious Themba Mahuwa, a consultant at Ubank who banks with Capitec, was swindled out of R7500 at the weekend, just hours after speaking to a man pretending to be a Capitec consultant.

Mahuwa, who has been banking with Capitec for more than a year, said he received an SMS on Friday saying a consultant would contact him to update his information.

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