Mogale City Local Municipality customers have been receiving fraudulent SMSs alleging that accounts are in arrears and services will be disconnected.

The fraudulent SMSs instruct consumers to deposit an amount of R1299.45 into an ABSA account.

Mogale City does not hold a banking account with ABSA, this is a scam.

Customers are advised to only utilise the following payment options:

• Standard Bank using your Mogale City Local Municipality account number as your reference
• Pick ’n Pay
• Post Office
• Shoprite
• Woolworths

For enquiries, please call our Customer Care line on 086 166 4253 or visit our offices.