CRIME

Job seekers in Marsabit cautioned against fraudsters

Conmen solicit money from members of the public with fake job offers

In Summary
  • The acting CEO public service board Guyo Malicha Ali warned job seekers to be wary of such schemes and make official inquiries on job vacancies.
  • "Where the vacancies exist, we advertise through our website  www.marsabitcpsb.go.ke or through selected newspapers," he added.
Marsabit county headquarters.
CRIME: Marsabit county headquarters.
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The Marsabit Public Service Board has cautioned the public against fraudsters posing to be giving people job opportunities at a fee.

Acting board CEO Guyo Ali over the weekend issued an alert after complains reached his office.

Ali urged members of public to guard themselves against conmen soliciting for money with fake job offers.

"It has come to the attention of the county public service board of Marsabit that fraudsters are soliciting money from members of the public purporting to be able to secure them interviews and job opportunities," he said.

Ali said the county public service board does not solicit for money and the jobs are given on merit.

"Where the vacancies exist, we advertise through our website  www.marsabitcpsb.go.ke or through selected newspapers," he added.

He warned job seekers to be wary of such schemes and make official inquiries on job vacancies to avoid falling prey to the fraudsters.

The acting CEO said the board doesn't need intermediaries in recruitment.

He urged those who have fallen victim of the conmen to report to the security agencies and help the agents with relevant information that might lead to the arrest of the fraudsters.

Ali warned members of the public that the board will not be held responsible for any loss or damage occasioned by such fraudulent activities.

(Edited by Bilha Makokha)