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SCAM ALERT: ‘Be wary of fraudulent advertisements’ — BoI says it is not recruiting

SCAM ALERT: ‘Be wary of fraudulent advertisements’ — BoI says it is not recruiting
January 19
21:16 2021

The Bank of Industry (BoI) says it is not recruiting for any position in its offices.

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This bank’s management issued the disclaimer on Tuesday.

It said ongoing advertisements on BoI recruitment exercise are fake and meant to endanger people through their information and loss of personal funds.

The bank warned the public to be wary of fake advertisements by recruitment agencies.

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“The attention of the Bank of Industry (BoI) has been drawn to advertisements and letters on a purported recruitment exercise by the bank,” the statement reads.

“In one of the letters sighted, an applicant is asked to submit a copy of his national identity card, copies of academic and professional certificates, among others.

“The Bank wishes to inform the general public that it is not undertaking recruitment in any form and in any part of the country or overseas.

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“Members of the public should be wary of fraudulent advertisements by recruitment agencies.”

BoI said it did not engaged the service of a third party for any recruitment exercise.

It added that those who respond to such advertisements are doing so at their own risk.

“For the avoidance of doubt, we wish to state that BoI is not recruiting now and it has not asked any agency or organization to recruit on its behalf. It also does not demand payment in any form for job placement,” it reads.

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“Anyone who entertains such invitations or deals with the fraudsters does so at his or her own risk.

“The Bank of Industry continues to prioritize its support for MSMEs to stimulate national economic recovery and growth. Once again, we wish to advise members of the public to be careful of fraudulent recruitment agencies.”

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