Facebook is a platform to meet and make friends, buy and sell goods and services. It is also a convenient place when searching for any item or topic, and it keeps us up-to-date with news and current affairs. However, because it has become such a hub for everything, Facebook has become a playground for scammers that you need to look out for!
Scams on Facebook happen when scammers create fake accounts so that they can use them to hack into your Facebook account or Pages you have liked. The scammers use these fake accounts for social engineering purposes to trick you into giving them money or personal information.
Scammers also use the platform to impersonate brands and rob unsuspecting people of their hard-earned money.
For more tips on avoiding and reporting Facebook scams, learn more HERE.
Don’t believe everything you see online. Triple check everything before accepting anything or sending information. If it seems too good to be true, it always is! Keep your hard-earned money and information safe.
To avoid being scammed on Facebook, please note that our Mukuru page is https://www.facebook.com/mukurudotcom for all Mukuru related questions and assistance.
If you feel that you might have been scammed, please contact your nearest Police station to open a fraud case. You can also email our Fraud Department: [email protected] for help. Mukuru’s Forensic Team will never ignore a tip-off.
Mukuru Financial Services (Pty) Ltd is an authorised Financial Services Provider (FSP 45517)