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How Card Savvy Are You?

By | April 3, 2017

Stolen-card, counterfeit-card and card-not-present (CNP) fraud are the three most prevalent types of fraud used to defraud customers. African Bank’s Sales and Marketing Executive, Alfred Ramosedi, said criminals are getting more and more sophisticated in their fraud scams but the three modus operandi listed above are still the most prevalent and consumers should familiarise themselves with these scams… Read More »

What is a Plastic Card

By | February 1, 2017

A Plastic Card is a rectangular-shaped piece of plastic with rounded corners measuring 85,60mm by 53,98mm (3.375″ by 2.125″). The physical characteristics of a Plastic Cards are standardized and defined by the ISO/IEC 7810:2003 specifications. A standard Plastic Card have rounded corners with a radius of 2.88–3.48 mm and a thickness of 0,76mm (0.030 in). Plastic cards fully compliant with the… Read More »