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If someone wants to cancel a debit order it takes many requests and a lot of paperwork, yet if somebody steals from your account by debit order they can't do anything about it."Don't put the responsibility of the account on the account holder. Banks must take the blame Another victim Collen Ncongwane from Mpumalanga emphasised that banks must take the blame."They must make sure we don't have money missing from our accounts.
Fin24 has been inundated with emails from irate bank customers following an expose on Special Assignment on Sunday which lifted the lid on how easy it is for dubious companies operating in the call centre space to gain access to bank accounts through unauthorised debit orders.Not one of the big banks have been spared from criticism from the victims of debit order fraud.Banks in the South Africa process about 56 million debit orders a month and from these close to a million inter-bank debit orders, including non-authenticated early debit orders, are disputed every month, according to the Payments Association of South Africa (PASA).The dispute ratio for non-authenticated debit orders is between 4.5% and 6%. This is what the victims had to say: Lucas Mlangeni said it worried him that his bank account has been invaded by fraudsters.This is a serious problem and the government needs to protect us."After being scammed, Steve said he was left with no choice but to close his FNB business and personal accounts."I think some people in the banks are benefiting."Elrene du Plooy was also forced to close her bank account and open a new one.
"I bank at ABSA and amounts of R111 and R68 were taken by debit order.
When I went to the bank for help they just shrugged it off and said it happens a lot."I need to feel safe concerning my money.
He approached his bank in September after noticing that R99 was being deducted on the 15th of every month by J&A Solution.
"They also tried to deduct the amount on the 15th of October but it was rejected by the bank.
I hope they are not going to try again this month."He appealed to the banks to ramp up security measures.
Noel Mthethwa, who has been a victim of debit order fraud "for quite some time", claimed that the banks are not bothered about this fraud because they are also making money from the unauthorised debit orders."Even if you do recover your money from these so-called marketing companies the unauthorised debit order charge from the banking institutions is never reversed.