Fake Safaricom branded pages
An illegal practice of attempting to impersonate Safaricom, by setting up a fake branded page to communicate with our clients to collect personal information putting them at risk.
This is where fraudsters use lifted Safaricom logos to create fake pages through pseudo accounts. The fraudsters have been found to mimic Safaricom’s social handles and ask customers to DM them after which they are conned to disclose information used to defraud them.
Do not share any personal details with anyone on such platforms.
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- The following are the verified Safaricom’s social media accounts (List them)
- Always looks out for the verification badges
- Safaricom staff WILL NEVER ask you for your PINs. Your PIN is your secret. PIN Yako Siri Yako.
- NEVER give your SIM PIN, MPESA PIN, One Time PIN (OTP) or passwords to anyone via phone, email, SMS or in person.
There is no such thing as double registration. Don’t be conned or threatened by anyone instead report the number to 333.
Register your voice as your password. Never disclose your personal Information or PINS with anyone
- Do not follow instructions from unknown callers or fall for too good to be true stories.
- Always verify with your known contacts before sending money
- Do not share your personal details, call records and M-pesa details like balance with anyone who calls you.
- Keep your personal information such ID number, date of birth, full names private.
Change your PIN immediately . Make sure your PIN is not easy to guess. Avoid using PINS such as year of birth.
Contact Safaricom as soon as you suspect your details or phone has been compromised.
Do not press any codes on your phone as directed by anyone allegedly from Safaricom. You could block your line or send money to a conman.