Police and ZICTA are investigating a false facebook account purporting to of Minister of Defence, Davies Chama.
The fraudsters are purporting that President Edgar Lungu is traveling to Malaysia and was requesting youths to accompany him upon the payment of $500.00 or K4900.00
The fraudsters have given a Private Zanaco Account below for remittances to unsuspecting youths to deposit the$500.00 to:
ACCOUNT NUMBER: 1533677100225
ACCOUNT NAME: REUBEN ZYAMBO
ACCOUNT TYPE: SAVINGS
BANK: Zambia National Commercial Bank -ZANACO
There have been numerous Facebook accounts holding the names of President Lungu, First Lady Esther Lungu and cabinet ministers and other high profile personalities.
The false accounts will usually request unsuspecting users promising them to be recipients of scholarships, motorbikes, or foreign trips and give private account numbers or western union.