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Beware of Sassa-card scammers

Sassa has been made aware that social-grant beneficiaries are being deceptively urged to change their Sassa cards into a certain unknown bank card.

SCAMMERS in Mpumalanga claim to be working for Sassa and advise Sassa clients to open an account with a certain bank by instilling fear that the gold Sassa card will not have money by the end of June 2022.

”Sassa would like to assure all social-grant beneficiaries that the Sassa card will continue to work until Sassa officially communicates otherwise. Beneficiaries can use their Sassa gold card to withdraw their grant in retail outlets such as Pick ’n Pay, Checkers, Shoprite, Boxer or USave, and all bank ATMs in South Africa,” said Sassa Mpumalanga spokesperson Senzeni Ngubeni.

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If there are any changes on the grant payment, Sassa will inform beneficiaries through all available channels and also through stakeholder engagements.

Beneficiaries are urged to report these fraudsters to the nearest police station.

For more information, contact their customer help desk at (013) 754-9439/9428 or toll free number: 0800 60 10 11 from 08:00 – 16:00 during weekdays Monday to Friday.



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