The SA Bank Risk Information Center has just released their statistics on crime in 2018.
The report highlights digital offenses, card fraud and violent crimes in the Banking sector. Categories highlighted are ATM attacks, associated robberies and bank robberies.
ATMs are the target where criminal methods such as explosives use to open ATMs while bank robberies have increased by 100% since 2017. Associated robberies occur when a client is robbed as soon as he withdraws from a branch and leaves the bank.
Gauteng with 36% ATM attacks occupies first place with East Transvaal in second place with 17%. to make your bank visits known to anyone else.
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