Scammers impersonate BoZ governor


impersonating Bank of Zambia (BoZ) Governor Denny Kalyalya by creating fake Facebook accounts in his name in an attempt to swindle unsuspecting members of the public. In a statement yesterday, the BoZ communications division urged members of the public to exercise extreme caution when dealing with Facebook accounts purporting to be Dr Kalyalya’s to avoid being scammed. “The Bank of Zambia wishes to notify members of the public that some unscrupulous people are impersonating Bank of Zambia Governor Dr Denny Kalyalya. “They have created fake Facebook accounts using his name and images,” the statement reads in part. A check on Facebook found 10 accounts created in Dr Kalyalya’s name, some with his images while others do not have. Dr Kalyalya was reappointed BoZ governor by President Hakainde Hichilema, a year after he was controversially dismissed by former head of State Edgar Lungu. An economist, Dr Kalyalya has vast experience in CLICK TO READ MORE

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