Barclays promotes anti-fraud awareness

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Barclays Bank of Botswana will this week participate in the Annual International Fraud Week, which takes place from November 13 to 19, 2016. As part of their contribution towards International Fraud Week, the bank will on Friday facilitate a presentation at Botho University to promote anti-fraud awareness.

Head of Financial Crime and Fraud Operations, Puseletso Seitei indicated that fraud becomes more rampant during busy periods like the festive season. Barclays Bank of Botswana therefore sensitises all bank users, individuals and organisations alike, to be vigilant of their financial accounts at all times and take the necessary precautions to avoid being victims,noted the bank. She urged all those who suspect any fraudulent activity to report such to either their bank or law enforcement agencies. 

The bank says it continually reminds its customers to be vigilant against fraud. Several times a year, the bank drives awareness initiatives to sensitise its customers and the public to be more cautious to potential fraud.

Editor's Comment
A step in the right direction

That is indeed a welcome development, especially looking at the fact that the manual way of doing things is slowly disappearing and competency in the use of computers and other digital gadgets has become a must.The simple way of looking at it is just an example that almost all companies have gone completely digital and school leavers will be better placed after leaving school, because they will already be familiar with the use of computers.The...

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