WARNING: Protect yourself from a new WhatsApp scam

WARNING: Protect yourself from a new WhatsApp scam

Take note of the information here to protect yourself!

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The South African Police Service recently released a statement that details a new WhatsApp scam.

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The scam involves a person claiming that they sent you a six digit code by mistake. They will then ask you to send them that number.

The police say that if you send the scammers that code you will be at risk of having your WhatsApp account hacked.

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The message can come in the form of: “Hello, I’m sorry I sent you a six-digit code by SMS by mistake. Can you transfer it to me. It’s urgent.”

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