Zambian Embassy in UK warns of online employment fraud

By Abigail Chaponda in London, United Kingdom
The Zambia High Commission in London wishes to warn the public that there is a scam in which unsuspecting individuals are being offered employment contracts a named multilateral corporation with operations in the United Kingdom.

The jobs were posted in March 2018 on jobwebzambia website for various job positions.

The applicants are being asked to pay £740 for their Permit through a Visa Processing Directorate and asked to send the money via International Money Transfer (MoneyGram or Western Union Money Transfer).

The Mission verified with the named multilateral corperation who confirmed having no knowledge of such employment opportunities but are investigating the scam.

In this regard, the Mission wishes to advise citizens to verify such employment offers with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Zambia or directly contact the Mission on  

This Press Statement has been necessitated the increasing number of Zambians who are falling prey to this scam.


Abigail Chaponda

Abigail Chaponda is a Zambian Journalist currently working as the First Secretary for Press and Public Relations at the Zambian Embassy in United Kingdom

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