The Banking Council

South Africa

The role of the banks

The current state of play
Bank & CIT Robberies

Bank and CIT Robberies are contained but remain at an unacceptably high level.

Robbery initiatives

CIT and bank robbery strategies in place and working.

ATM Crime

ATM crime is getting more violent and continues at an unacceptably high level.

ATM Crime initiatives

ATM crime strategies have been developed but not implemented.

White Collar Crime

White Collar Crime initiatives


The dilemma

The current status

Clear that progress has been made -

Equally clear that there are still major problems and opportunities for improvement (as there are for all businesses) -

Significant specific concerns

Banking industry needs

Safe And Secure Environment To Conduct Business.


The Portfolio Committee should give every support to


As socially responsible corporate citizens, we remain totally committed to working with SAPS, for whom we have the highest regard.