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Sassa grants | Postbank halts ATM payments for December

Postbank has advised Sassa recipients to get their grants at retailers.

JOHANNESBURG - Postbank has suspended ATM withdrawals for Sassa beneficiaries for this month due to card fraud.

It's advised recipients to get their grants at retailers.

Spokesperson Bongani Diako says their system detected suspicious activities.

READ: Sassa warns against scam on social media

He says the matter is currently being investigated.

"As you may recall that a couple of months ago Postbank reported in Parliament that we had experienced fraud," he said.

"We then put measures in our system to then be able to systematically detect that and that is what has led us to now suspend payments on ATMs this time around."

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