"Don't Fall Prey To Fraudsters, GIS Is Not Recruiting" - Immigration Service Cautions Public

The Ghana Immigration Service (GIS) is cautioning the general public not fall prey to fraudsters as the organisation is not recruiting new members.

According to the GIS, its attention has been drawn drawn to the Ghana Immigration Service of a fraudulent recruitment exercise on Facebook.

In a statement sighted by Thinknewsonline.com and signed by the Head, Public Affairs, C. Supt. Michael Amoako-Attah, it said "It has come to the attention of the Ghana Immigration Service of a fraudulent recruitment exercise on a fake Facebook account bearing the name of one KWAME ASUAH TAKYI with telephone number 0559248677."

"Management of the Service would like to caution members of the general public that the Service is not recruiting or has hired any agent or persons to conduct recruitment on its behalf."

The statement also noted that the use of social media especially Facebook to solicit for persons to join the Service is not part of the process of official GIS recruitment drive.

"Therefore the public is hereby cautioned not to fall prey to these fraudsters who are only in to extort them of their monies."

"When the Service is ready to recruit we will first of all advertise in the national dailies giving requirements and procedures to be followed. Until such an announcement is made we wish to advice prospective job applicants to ignore any such Facebook recruitment."

"Again job applicants are being warned to desist from chatting with WhatsApp accounts with pictures of Ministers of State and Members of Parliament among others offering them protocol placement in the security services with demands for payments of various forms of mobile money payments."

The Ghana Immigration Service says members of the public are directed to report all such demands to the Police or nearest Immigration Office.

Below is a copy of the release:

Story by: Joshua Kwabena Smith