FNB virtual cards get tap-to-pay
First National Bank (FNB) customers can now use virtual cards for contactless transactions in all FNB Pay enabled digital wallets.
The bank recently revealed that around 500,000 virtual cards had been activated by their Retail and Commercial customers, spending...
Hawks release scammer behind R100-million university hack — promptly flees country
The mastermind behind the scam that almost stole R100 million from the University of Mpumalanga has fled the country after he was released by the Hawks.
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FNB eBucks problems return — Check your fuel spend
FNB customers should carefully check their eBucks accounts to ensure they have received the correct number of points in October 2021 for fuel spend.
Several MyBroadband forum members and a MyBroadband employee have reported they did not get...
New online car licence disc renewal portal launched
The Road Traffic Management Corporation (RTMC) has launched an online payment gateway allowing South African motorists to register, renew, and pay for their licence discs online.
The new option is available on the NaTIS online platform and is...
FNB virtual card launches on Samsung Pay and other digital wallets
FNB has announced its virtual cards are now supported on third-party digital payment wallets, including Samsung Pay, Garmin Pay, and Fitbit Pay.
In a statement on Monday, the bank revealed it had processed over R1 billion in...
FNB Connect — The rise to 1 million subscribers
South Africa’s largest mobile virtual network operator (MVNO), FNB Connect, has seen massive growth over the last year, inching ever closer to 1 million subscribers.
FNB Connect CEO Bradwin Roper recently spoke to MyBroadband following the bank’s...
R2.9 million stolen from FNB bank account with R5,000 limit
FNB has been denied damages after demanding R2.9 million from a client who says he fell victim to an online scam. At the heart of the legal argument was that the bank account had a R5,000 withdrawal limit.
FNB customer's card details stolen without the card ever being used — How it happened
FNB customers should be aware of the increase of "enumeration" or "account testing" used by criminals to identify their bank card details and steal their money.
This issue was recently brought to...
FNB gets Apple Pay
FNB now supports Apple Pay, allowing the bank’s customers to add their cards to the Apple Wallet and make purchases by tapping their smartphone or smartwatch to a contactless payment point.
MyBroadband forum members and Twitter users on Tuesday posted that they were able to...
FNB on tech hiring spree — recruiting for 300 jobs
FNB announced in a press statement on Thursday that it is recruiting 300 experts with engineering, technology, data and quant skills.
It said the recruitment drive is to fast-track its fintech and platform-related aspirations in banking...
FNB blocks Bitcoin credit card purchases from overseas
First National Bank (FNB) has started blocking its clients from buying cryptocurrency with their credit cards from overseas exchanges.
One MyBroadband reader said that they tried to purchase a small amount of cryptocurrency through Binance...
FNB adds new branch for Smart ID and passport collections
FNB, in partnership with the Department of Home Affairs (DHA), has added FNB Cornubia branch in KwaZulu-Natal to the list of branches where customers can collect their Smart ID cards and passports.
The bank’s customers in the province...
Goldman Sachs muscling in on South African banks for post-pandemic profits
Goldman Sachs Group Inc.’s dash for post-pandemic profits in South Africa is putting it on a collision course with the country’s biggest banks.
Already a top trader of South African government bonds, Goldman is ramping...