Unauthorised debit order refunded

SINCE we warned our readers to check their bank statements for suspicious debit orders, it came as no surprise that a number of them were losing money to companies they don't know.

SINCE we warned our readers to check their bank statements for suspicious debit orders, it came as no surprise that a number of them were losing money to companies they don't know.

Mike Murray heeded the advice and checked his statement.

"I have had the same experience. About R568 was deducted from my Standard Bank current account last month. I did not sign debit orders."

The company that deducted his money is Intellcollect Cape Town.

When he enquired they said it was an error and the amount should have been deducted from someone else's account.

Margaret Wenn of Ipod, the company that debited Murray account, admitted they could not find records that their consultant obtained Murray's permission to draw from his bank account.

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