The SAFT Employer Relief Fund Approved email below is a fake and scam, therefore, recipients are asked not to open the attachment. The fake email is being sent by online scammers who are taking advantage of the COVID-19 pandemic. The scammers' aim is to steal their potential victims' SAFT Bank account credentials.
The SAFT Employer Relief Fund Approved Scam
SAFT Employer Relief Fund Approved.
Sun 5/31/2020 8:30 AM
From: "Standard Bank"
SAFT Employer Relief Fund Approved
The funds allocated to Standard Bank by the South African Future Trust (SAFT) have been fully allocated to over 22 000 employees of qualifying SMMEs
You have been approved of R156,000.00, Please download attached SAFT-Employer-Relief-Fund-Receipt and follow the screen prompt to Accept your support.
We would like to thank Oppenheimer Generations for making this funding available to aid South African businesses that have been adversely affected by the global pandemic. As one of the six (6) SAFT Partner Banks, we are proud to have played our part in this initiative by supporting more than 22 0000 employees with SAFT loans to the value of around R250 million
CE: Personal and Business Banking, South Africa
The email attachment "SAFT-Employer-Relief-Fund-Receipt.pdf.html" is a fake SAFT webpage that ask recipients to sign-in. But, any attempt to sign-in will result in the recipients' SAFT account credentials being sent to the scammers or cybercriminals. The cybercriminals will then use the stolen credentials to gain access to their potential victims' accounts and use them fraudulently.
If you were tricked by this scam, please change your SAFT account password and report it to the SAFT.