October 28, 2019

Minister of Information Kojo Oppong Nkrumah has cautioned against the use of fake social media accounts to dupe members of the general public.

In a statement, he advised the public not to transact any form of financial business with any unverified account supposed to belong to government officials.

According to the Minister the caution has become necessary to address the increase in the use of fake accounts, most especially on Facebook to dupe unsuspecting citizens of large sums of money.

The public is therefore advised to be more cautious concerning their activities on social media, and in the case of such an incident should report the matter to the police immediately.

In the meantime, the government is assuring the general public that security agencies and social media service providers are making the necessary efforts to clamp down on these nefarious activities.

Kwaku Sakyi-Danso/ghanamps.com