Articles related to "Fraud and Scams"

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How to avoid holiday rental scams
With the December holidays approaching, fraudsters are out in force. Here are some tips to keep in mind when booking your holiday accommodation.
Protect yourself from identity theft with Ekaya VIP
The Masterdeeds Leak has put millions of South Africans at risk of identity theft. Ekaya offers you a chance to take control of your data.
How to protect your identity – and your access to credit
Identity theft continues to grow worldwide and despite efforts to fight the epidemic, criminals are still defrauding victims at an alarming rate.
Buyers, beware these sophisticated property scams
Fraudsters are increasingly using technology to trick property buyers out of large sums of money.
How to spot a dodgy landlord
There are landlords and then there are landlords…some are good and some are just plain bad. So how do you know what you are letting yourself in for when you rent a home?
How tenants can protect themselves from identity theft
Tenants can be left vulnerable by having to provide sensitive information to future landlords. Here’s how they can protect themselves from their information being misused.
How to recognise and avoid rental scams
Rental scams are on the rise and unfortunately, many people still fall for them. Here’s how to spot the common red flags.
How to beat rental crooks
Bogus agents and landlords are using the increasing demand for rental property to scam potential tenants. Here’s how you can avoid being defrauded.
Protecting yourself from identity theft
A current court case, dealing with a house that was sold fraudulently, has highlighted the risks of identity theft. Here’s what you need to know.
Holiday rental nightmares
For some who rented accommodation online, this holiday seasons has had a bitter start, after they they were scammed. Here's how to avoid your holiday becoming a disaster.