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EFCC Raises Alarm Over Fake Online Recruitment Site

Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, (EFCC), has raised the alarm over fraudulent recruitment sites, saying it has not commenced any form of job placement.

The Commission further warned  the public that it is currently not recruiting, adding that any information to the contrary circulating in the social media is false and the handiwork of mischief makers aimed at defrauding hapless job seekers.

According to the anti graft agency, the fraudsters mischievously added career to the Commission’s Website address to read www.efcc.gov.ng/career,  giving semblance to the genuinness of their schemes.

The Commission stated that it  would not hesitate to continue to apply the full wrath of the law to bring perpetrators to book.

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The statement explained on Sunday, stressed:”The attention of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has been drawn to some information circulating in the social media,  inviting unsuspecting applicants to submit applications  through a dubious EFCC Recruitment 2023/2024 Application Portal dated 7th April, 2023.

“The fraudsters mischievously added career to the Commission’s Website address to read www.efcc.gov.ng/career,  giving semblance to the genuinness of their schemes.

“Though they admitted that the process has not started, they nevertheless, went further to provide a link on how to apply, and urged  members of the public to “share to other WhatsApp groups to help others”.

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‘The Commission wishes to notify the public that it is currently not recruiting. Any information to the contrary circulating in the social media is false and the handiwork of mischief makers aimed at defrauding hapless job seekers.

“It would be recalled that many have been arrested and prosecuted for such malicious and fraudulent activities.   The Commission would not hesitate to continue to apply the full wrath of the law to bring perpetrators to book.

“Information about the Commission’s activities, including job openings can be obtained from its official website, www.efcc.gov.ng.”

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