The South African Banking Risk
Information Centre has revealed that bank robberies has decreased in 2015.
Last year the banking industry
recorded 30% increase in associated robberies.
SABRIC’s said in a statement
that the biggest drop recorded this year is in the Eastern Cape and Western
Cape Province where associated bank robberies showed a 40% and 46%
SABRIC’s Kevin Twainame said “we
are seeing a 23% decrease nationally and this is significant as it is different
to the previous years.”
Twainame added that the
particular crime fight associated to bank robberies is of concern to the
banking industry and they are intended to target the generally public out there
of creating awareness and safety in terms of carrying cash safely.
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