By Innocent Orok
The Nigeria Customs Service has disassociated its organisation from the short- listed list of Customs recruitment applicants being paraded by fraudstars in the social media .
The Service today issued a statement warning the Nigerian public not to fall victims of these criminal elements using the internet space to perpetrate their deceitful acts.
According to the statement by the National Public Relations officer of the NCS, Deputy Comptroller Joseph Attah said despite several scams alerts, fraudstars are still posting fake short -listed names for recruitment examination and interview.
“The attention of the Nigeria Customs Service has again been drawn to the unrepentant activities of internet fraudsters despite several scam alerts by NCS.
Recent activities of these elements show criminal ingenuity, presenting fake platforms that appears seemingly genuine to deceive and extort unsuspecting applicants that the Service has released short-listed names for recruitment examination/interview.
“For the upteempth time, NCS wishes to state that these recruitment websites/platforms are fake and should not be patronized.
Members of the public will recall that we denied several similar fake vacancies advertisement with a promise to properly inform the public whenever we are ready. A promise we kept by advertising the vacancies in seven (7) National newspapers.
” NCS is again warning against patronage of any release of short-listed candidates with a promise of letting successfully short-listed candidates know through their email addresses and telephone numbers soon.
Additionally, such official release will be news item in all NCS programmes on TV and Radio stations. (Note that the internet fraudsters don’t normally use the TV and Radio).
Accordingly, all applicants are advised to disregard any invitation for recruitment excamination/interview and wait patiently for the official release and invitation from the Service.”