FANews
FANews
RELATED CATEGORIES

Phishing Scam Claims to be From Assupol

24 April 2018 Assupol

A phishing sms scam claiming to be from Assupol is being sent around.

Assupol is alerting all clients and the public alike of a sms phishing scam that is being sent around. The sms appears to be coming from the bank as money being deducted by Assupol.

The sms is then followed by a call from someone claiming to be forensics from the bank trying to “protect their details” while asking for their personal banking details. Money is subsequently deducted from the victims’ accounts.

Assupol cares about the well-being of its clients and condemns these scams and wants to urge its clients and the public alike not to respond to the sms. Ensure that your personal details remain secure. Never give your personal and banking details to anyone.

 

Quick Polls

QUESTION

The Financial Sector Conduct Authority (FSCA) released a notice extending the CPD cycle for 2018 until 31 July 2019. What is your opinion on this?

ANSWER

I am relieved as it means that I have more time to catch up on those CPD hours and activities
Why should individuals be given more time when they had 12 months to comply
Instead of waiting for the last minute, I proactively implemented the necessary actions timeously and effectively
The regulator’s actions are questionable
A E fanews magazine
FAnews April 2019 Get the latest issue of FAnews

This month's headlines

Differences aside… in the name of fairness
Advice… now more important than ever
COFI… is this a reason to be positive?
Cyber cover: One size does not fit all
The need for member education
Subscribe now