Safaricom S.I.M. Swap Debacle…

Yes, it appears to be very well orchestrated. Safaricom needs to work
closely with law enforcement and the technical community to ensure that
these loopholes are closed or we will continue to hear such cases.

On Sat, Jul 21, 2018 at 3:48 PM, Joseph McDonald via kictanet <
kictanet@lists.kictanet.or.ke> wrote:

> There are legitimate career sim swappers?
>
> On Sat, 21 Jul 2018, 15:47 Kimani Nyoike via kictanet, <
> kictanet@lists.kictanet.or.ke> wrote:
>
>> No. This one will curtail the rights of legitimate sim swappers. And
>> sometimes things happen that you have to swap your sim and use MPesa
>> immediately. Then again, there’s no need for another red tape regarding the
>> ID issue. For me I’d feel violated when you keep on asking for my ID. There
>> are loopholes that Safaricom must close and still make the process more
>> seamless.
>>
>> On Sat, Jul 21, 2018, 3:03 PM Joseph McDonald via kictanet <
>> kictanet@lists.kictanet.or.ke> wrote:
>>
>>> In April i lost 123k to these fraudsters.It is very simple to make
>>> preventive measures make availability of mpesa after sim swap to be 24-48
>>> hours.Then make activation process be similar to a new line where the
>>> person has to go personally with ID.But if someone has access immediately
>>> then many more are going to lose money.Maybe we need a class action
>>> against safaricom for being vicariously liable.I should give omtata a
>>> shout ….by the way
>>>
>>> On Tue, 17 Jul 2018, 09:53 Michael Bullut via kictanet, <
>>> kictanet@lists.kictanet.or.ke> wrote:
>>>
>>>> Greetings Team,
>>>>
>>>> With the story doing rounds on social media, has Safaricom issued a
>>>> statement on the same? Anyone from Safaricom on the list care to comment?
>>>>
>>>> Warm regards,
>>>>
>>>> Michael Bullut.
>>>>
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