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durbanDaily News reports that the eThekwini Municipality has warned its own staff members not to post pictures of themselves on social media platforms wearing their work uniforms, while job seekers have been urged to disregard any advertisements on such platforms advertised by third parties on behalf of the municipality.  

In an internal memo sent to staff of all the municipal departments, including the emergency services, management said pictures were being used of employees with uniforms by job scammers.  "Your pictures are being targeted by scammers posing as Municipal employees on social media on social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter and WhatsApp) to name a few," the warning to staff indicated.  The City’s Facebook page reminded the public that the municipality would never ask a person to deposit cash into an account in exchange for jobs.  "There is no sum of money that should be paid by job seekers in order to secure employment.  It is crime to pay for any employment." the message stated.

  • Read this report by Zainul Dawood in full at Daily News

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