Loading...
See More

Banks use Home Affairs data to vet clients

Nov 08 2011 12:57 Sapa

Related Articles

SA's major banks tap entry-level segment

Sabric: Beware of home loan scams

How to avoid fraud by skimming

Banks slated over card skimming

Bank fraud more lucrative than drugs

Banks to use Home Affairs fingerprint data

 

Pretoria - Banks are now able to verify their clients' details online with the home affairs department to curb fraud.

This has become possible under a partnership between the SA Banking Risk Information Centre (Sabric) and Home Affairs, launched in Pretoria on Tuesday.

"This partnership underlines the confidence of the banking industry in the department as a partner in defence of our identity," Home Affairs Minister Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma said at the event.

She said the launch laid a firm basis for dealing decisively with fraud, corruption and identity theft.

Sabric chief executive Kalyani Pillay said the initiative was an opportunity to improve security. Absa Group [JSE:ASA], African Bank Investments [JSE:ABL], FNB and Nedbank Group [JSE:NED] are at various stages of introducing online verification systems.

 
home affairs department  |  sabric  |  banks
NEXT ON FIN24X

 
 
 

Read Fin24’s Comments Policy

24.com publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
12 comments
Add your comment
Comment 0 characters remaining
 

Company Snapshot

We're talking about:

Small Business

New forms of digital technology are changing the very ways in which entrepreneurs run their businesses.
 
 

New GIF keyboard on iOS for added fun!

Soon sending an LOL! or facepalm will be so much more fun!

 
 

For chic geeks...

Puppy goes crazy over iPad game
Printable solar panels will bring exciting new opportunities!
Now there’s a special lane for texting while walking
LOL! 7 brutally honest texts from parents

Money Clinic

Money Clinic
Do you have a question about your finances? We'll get an expert opinion.
Click here...
Loading...