The Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) has served notice to prospective job seekers to wary of fraudsters who are extorting huge amounts of money from job seekers in exchange for jobs at the Board.
Public Affairs Department of COCOBOD, in a statement, said the fraudsters use names of high-profile persons chiefs, CEOs of public institutions, politicians, clergy and other opinion leaders to lure unsuspecting job seekers to send monies through mobile money platforms for job interviews and placement at COCOBOD.
The statement indicated that “COCOBOD will like to reiterate that it has not instructed any person or group of persons to solicit applications for job interviews and/or placement at COCOBOD.”
It said “as a corporate entity, all job vacancies at COCOBOD are advertised through the national dailies.”
It added that “COCOBOD is, therefore, advising all job seekers to be wary of such fraudsters, and report same to the police. We will also continue to work closely with the law enforcement agencies to bring such scammers to book.”