Tullow Warns Against Fraudsters

Tullow Oil has warned the public against fraudsters who are using the company’s name to swindle people of huge amounts of money.

A public notice released by Tullow Oil on June 15, 2015 cautioned the public against falling for contract award proposition scams and employment fraud.

According to Tullow Ghana, its name and identity is being used fraudulently in advanced contracts fee fraud.

The company said it had noticed that some people, who claim to represent Tullow Ghana Limited as employees, had approached some suppliers.

These fraudsters advise the victims that they are being invited to bid for a large equipment or supply contract.

They are then asked to pay a qualification or advance fee.

According to Tullow Ghana, it does not seek any fees for doing business with vendors or suppliers and these fraudsters are not employees of Tullow.

The oil giant said persons who have been contacted or approached by such fraudsters must terminate all further contacts with the scammers.

The oil and gas exploration and production company disclosed that it was also aware of attempts to trick people into supplying their personal details and /or money by saying that the Tullow group will contact them about an employment offer through emails.

According to Tullow, it will never ask for payment before offering employment and its recruitment process is open, transparent and fair.

Meanwhile, the company has advised shareholders and potential shareholders to be cautious about unsolicited financial advice, offers to buy shares at a discount or offers of free company reports.

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