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ABSA - vehicle account on debt review without my consent

Posted: 2014-12-07 by    celiwe Shabangu
Complaint Rating:  0 % with 0 votes
To whom it my concern .

I'm Absa bank customer my previous car was financed by Absa bank in JUNE 2014 was in car accident and my insurance paid the outstanding balance in full.

Again my new car was financed by Absa bank, , i went to one of their branches to...
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ABSA - Car Finance

Posted: 2014-10-23 by    E Steven
Complaint Rating:  0 % with 1 votes
We left SA as my husband could not get a job. I phoned Absa Vehicle Finance on numerous occassions advising them of our intentions and asking them what the policy was regarding someone leaving SA due to financial reasons and what I should do with my car. I was passed from pillar to post and...
Complaint comments Comments Complaint country United Kingdom Complaint category Equipment Leasing & Financing

ABSA - home loan

Posted: 2014-06-05 by    mandy linfoot
Complaint Rating:  0 % with 0 votes
I'm
a homeowner going through a very bad patch. When I got divorced I took
ownership of the house think I could manage it. Im a single mom with 2 small
children and had almost no support from the fathers. I made an arrangement with
ABSA to pay ex amount which...
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ABSA - EFT TRANSFER MISSING

Posted: 2014-06-04 by    olga jacob
Complaint Rating:  0 % with 0 votes
I made an instant deposit from Nedbank to Absa on 6 March 2014 in the sum of R3000.00 into an absa autobank account and, to date, the money does not reflect in beneficiaries account and not reversed back into my account. The beneficiary has made enquiries to no avail as Absa state they cannot...
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ABSA - Flexi reserve on home loan

Posted: 2013-12-30 by    AJ Cronje
Complaint Rating:  0 % with 0 votes
I made an application for a second loan at Absa to expand my home to the amount of R350000 end of November . Absa is also the holder of the first bond. The interest rate 8.5 wasn't acceptable and I requested a better rate on November 29th. According to the Attorneys it was 8.5 % + 2.3 %...
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ABSA - ignoring complaint

Posted: 2013-12-19 by    GregoryP
Complaint Rating:  0 % with 0 votes
On 19 December 2013 I informed the Branch Manager that one off her staff member Mr Sebastian Johnson borrowed R9 000.00 from me and refuses to pay it back. Mr Johnson is under Absa Debt Consolidation and is not allowed to make any further loans. I asked Mrs Venter for her assistance on this...
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ABSA - Unauthorised transfers

Posted: 2013-07-31 by    Mardeleine
Complaint Rating:  100 % with 1 votes
Absa saw it fit to transfer money from my savings account to my loan account and credit card account without consent from myself. they have basically transferred all the money I had left for the whole month, Iam left with no money and it is not even the 1st of the month yet. They transferred...
Complaint comments Comments Complaint country South Africa Complaint category Collections Agencies

ABSA - Account FICA'ed now frozen

Posted: 2013-06-19 by    Roz Prinsloo
Complaint Rating:  0 % with 0 votes
This business account was FICA’ed again on 26 November 2012 – the excuse being that the ABSA warehouse where FICA documents were stored had burnt down and accounts had to be re-FICA’ed. When I tried paying a new beneficiary on this account today it wasn’t working so I...
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ABSA - Took money out of my Account

Posted: 2013-04-02 by    Rita Heydenrych
Complaint Rating:  0 % with 0 votes
I have returned a car to Bankfin 14 years ago. No letter of any correspondence was send to me regarding an amount still outstanding. I was in hospital for a week with a knee injury and my husband with a neck injury. When we returned from the hospital we have discovered that Absa took R 13 000...
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ABSA - PSSPF BENIFIT CLAIM

Posted: 2013-01-15 by    henryandgwen
Complaint Rating:  80 % with 5 votes
In my opinion ABSA is unprofessional when it comes to handling PSSPF claims. I have been waiting three months for my benefit claim. When you phone you either get put on hold or you are politely asked to leave your details and they will get back to you. What a laugh! Do they not understand that...
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ABSA - Service

Posted: 2012-12-17 by    PieterM
Complaint Rating:  0 % with 0 votes
For three weeks i can not get anybody to contact me back regarding my complaint and for three weeks i can not get my own money out of a ABSA account.They call this Service?...
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ABSA - emails

Posted: 2012-11-23 by    hardyem
Complaint Rating:  0 % with 0 votes
I get emails every month from ABSA informing me that money has been paid to an insurance company. I do not bank with ABSA and have never heard of the insurance company. When I try to stop the order by clicking on the link I'm told that the link is unavailable. When I send an email to the...
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ABSA - CANT GET SETTLEMENT AMOUNT

Posted: 2012-11-12 by    CHANINDA
Complaint Rating:  100 % with 1 votes
IAM TRYING TO SETTLE A PERSONAL LOAN WHICH IS IN RECOVERY. I HAVE BEEN SENT FROM THIS TEL NO TO THE NEXT. NO ONE CAN HELP. I NEED A STATEMENT AND SETTLEMENT AMOUNT TO GET THIS SETTLED...
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ABSA - NO CUSTOMER SERVICE

Posted: 2012-10-22 by    nursing246
Complaint Rating:  0 % with 0 votes
I own a small Agency, and I unfortunately bank with ABSA. This has been one of my biggest mistakes. I find the staff so unhelpful. I applied for an overdraft nearly 2 years ago, I never ever received feedback until I start shouting and screaming. I have had 3 business consultants and every time...
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ABSA - Call centre unresponsive

Posted: 2012-08-27 by    Swanellie
Complaint Rating:  0 % with 2 votes
We are a business that needs to make regular use of the Absa international banking centre. We are constantly struggling to get through to a representative. We need to clear the monies we receive from overseas regularly and obviously this needs to be done as quickly as possible. On average we...
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ABSA - ASSISTANCE REFUSED

Posted: 2012-08-06 by    LILI_SKYE1011
Complaint Rating:  0 % with 0 votes
Good day
I would like to lay a complaint with regards to the conduct of an ABSA EMPLOYEE.

I went the bank during my lunch hour which is from 13H00 - 14H00 to make a withdrawal. I arrived at the bank at 13H20 but the queue was long, & i wouldn’t make it back to the...
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ABSA - Provident Fund Payout

Posted: 2012-08-05 by    Purahz
Complaint Rating:  67 % with 3 votes
On the 5th of August 2011 I submitted a provident fund claim to the ABSA offices in Port Elizabeth and was told that the payout will be made in 6 weeks time. After 6 weeks I then went back again and try to find out what was the problem, I was then told to wait for 2 weeks.Until now my money...
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ABSA - Legal action

Posted: 2012-07-29 by    Jacob1975
Complaint Rating:  0 % with 0 votes
After losing my job in 2000 I defaulted on my Absa credit card. They sent the sheriff to my house to sell my property and collect the money I owe them. Now 12 years later a law firm sent me a sms that they have identified my Absa account for garnishee process. Is that even legal? As far as information...
Complaint comments Comments Complaint country South Africa Complaint category Collections Agencies

ABSA - special clearance on cheque deposit

Posted: 2012-06-05 by    melody bongekile khawula
Complaint Rating:  0 % with 0 votes
Im a student and will soon be kicked at of the university i am attending. I recieved a cheque which was surposed to cover my intire fees but it has been 4 days already and the cheque has not been paid. I went to absa east street in petermaritsburg and asked for special clearance I was told the...
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ABSA - Clearance of Cheque

Posted: 2012-05-20 by    B E
Complaint Rating:  0 % with 0 votes
A cheque was deposited to my ABSA account by a Post Office in Bloemfontein on Friday. I inquired from the local ABSA if the cheque can be given a special clearance and they told me that the matter must be taken up with the branch where the cheque was deposited by the person who deposited the...
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