DTPS would like to confirm that such emails or the sender thereof have no relations to the Department of Telecommunications and Postal Services and/or its State Owned Entities (SOEs). We would like to caution the public to keep vigilant and take reasonable precaution against such email requests.
DTPS would also like to confirm that the names of the people used in this RFQs have not been provided by any employee of the Department and that the Department is not aware of the systems used to obtain the names used in this regard. Thus, no person should make an assumption or allegation of any employee’s involvement in the scam merely by seeing a name of any employee of the Department in the counterfeit documents.
Kindly share this information with your colleagues, friends, and families and be cautious about scams such as this one in the future.
The following are the key suspicious indicators of these kinds of scams:
If you have any suspicion regarding RFQs send to you, do not hesitate to call the Department and ask for SCM officials on the following number: 012 427 8000 or fax to 012 427 8110 to verify the RFQs. To report any scam, use these numbers and request for the Ethics Office or the Risk Management Directorate.
The Ethics Office