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Fraud Watch

Here you will find notifications of potential malicious activities to consider in connection with Financing and Business Development Services

Note: The information here shows types of malicious activities of which we are aware. The platform host cannot accept any liability or responsibility for reliance on this information and users are urged to take all usual precautions when connecting with providers through this platform

Industry Awareness Campaign Seeks To Tame Coronavirus-Related Fraud

Nairobi 28th April 2020 - Stakeholders in the financial, payments and online services sector have today launched a public awareness campaign designed to educate consumers on measures of preventing fraud across channels as the country makes efforts to contain the Coronavirus disease. Through the campaign dubbed 'Kaa Chonjo!', partners aim to promote safety messages that focus on emerging security risks, particularly those that have arisen from the increased use of card, mobile and online banking channels in this period. It will also seek to sensitize the public on secure use of ATM machines. Read More

Example: The Uganda Bankers' Association - Fraud Protection

The Uganda financial system is currently composed of both regulated and non-regulated institutions. The regulated segment is composed of fifteen commercial banks, seven credit institutions, three Micro-Finance deposit ta king institutions. Insurance Companies and the Stock exchange. Apart from the set back suffered following the closure of banks in 1998 and 1999, the sector has witnessed tremendous improvement in performance indicators over the past fifteen years with an accelerated improvement over the past five years. In particular confidence in the financial sector has been restored. The challenge for the Central Bank is to sustain and enhance confidence in the sector especially in the systems and products provided therein. Read More

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Fraud Watch List

Date Description Reported By Alert Sent Suggested Remedies or Comments Date Created
18 October 2021 It has come to our attention that individuals are using online messaging platforms to attempt to solicit funds from unsuspecting recipients by falsely posing as GroFin employees. Please visit our alerts page to learn more about this fraudulent activity, how to report it, and how you can protect yourself from such malicious intent: GroFin Alerts Page” GroFin 11 October 2021
  • Do not give out your personal or financial details over a text message.
  • Do not open suspicious or unsolicited text messages; delete them.
  • Do not click on any links in a spam text message.
  • Never call a telephone number that you see in a spam text message.
  • Never reply to a spam text message (even to unsubscribe).

11 October 2021
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