What to do when you get scammed in South Africa?

What to do when you get scammed in South Africa?

You can also contact the SAFPS on 0860 101 248 or through [email protected] If you see a 419 Scam or an Advance Fee Scam, you can report this to [email protected]

How do you get your money back after being scammed?

Contact your bank and report the fraudulent transfer. Ask if they can reverse the wire transfer and give you your money back. Did you send money through a money transfer app? Report the fraudulent transaction to the company behind the money transfer app and ask if they can reverse the payment.

How do I get my money back from a company?

A Step-By-Step Guide to Requesting a Refund From Stores and Online Companies

  1. Research the Refund Policy of the company.
  2. Check if your item is eligible for a refund.
  3. Pay attention to the deadlines.
  4. Check how you can contact the company.
  5. Write a Refund Request Letter.
  6. Contact your bank.

How do I know if Im being scammed?

Seven signs you’re being scammed

  • A company is contacting you out of the blue.
  • You’ve been rejected for credit, but you’ve got a good credit history.
  • You’re being rushed.
  • Your bank is asking you for your PIN number personal information.
  • The letter or email you have received is full of dodgy spelling and bad grammar.

How can I get my money back from a scammer?

Contact your bank immediately to let them know what’s happened and ask if you can get a refund. Most banks should reimburse you if you’ve transferred money to someone because of a scam.

How can you tell if someone is scamming you?

Who do you report a hacker to?

Reporting computer hacking, fraud and other internet-related crime

Type of Crime Appropriate federal investigative law enforcement agencies
Computer intrusion (i.e. hacking) FBI local office U.S. Secret Service Internet Crime Complaint Center