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Ghana: Controller and Accountant General warns gov’t workers of a new scam

Ghana’s Controller and Accountant Generals Department (CAGD); government’s institution incharge of the payment of government workers salaries in Ghana has cautioned various workers who receive their salary through the department of a new fraud.

According to CAGD’s circular it reads:

“Hi colleagues there is a scam going on where someone will call that he is from CAGD office. He then mentions your name direct, your rank and any relevant info about you to convince you that he is a staff at the department.

They will tell you that there is some money (GH 15000) that they will pay you which you will share with them (50-50).

Now they will tell you that it is secret and they do not want any auditor to know so they will not pay through your mother bank but only through DALEX, BAYPORT, IZWE.

Please don’t fall for it because they will use your details to take a loan from any of them that you will select yourself share the money with you 50-50 and they will give you a three months grace period before deductions.

By then it will be too late so please be alert. You would have be defraud of millions of credit and this can affect you salary.”

Source; opera news

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