The festive season is upon us again and people with sinister intentions are already targeting SASSA beneficiaries with the intention of cheating them through all sorts of scams. Social grant beneficiaries have been inundated with text messages urging them to obtain new cards which are green in colour before January 2017. SASSA will never communicate with its beneficiaries through SMS and beneficiaries are warned not to respond to any SMS that these imposters are sending to them. SASSA advises all its beneficiaries not to fall for this scam because there are no new SASSA cards and it is not true that beneficiaries should get these cards before 01 January 2017.
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