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Fraud Alert Airtel Ghana, Coca-Cola warn public of fraudulent promotion

In a press release and copied to Pulse Business, TCCBCL and Airtel Ghana said they are not running any promotion of such nature.

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Coca-Cola Bottling Company LTD (TCCBCL) and Airtel Ghana have in a joint statement urged the public to disregard messages in circulation claiming that the two companies are running a promotion that requires receipients to make mobile money transfers to a given number to claim their prizes or rewards.

In a press release and copied to Pulse Business, TCCBCL and Airtel Ghana  said they are not running any promotion of such nature.

In addition, the statement said their investigations indicate that the message in circulation is a scam intended to dupe unsuspecting members of the public by some unscrupulous individuals.

"We have taken steps to report this matter to the authorities for further investigations," the statement said.

"We want to encourage the general public to disregard messages in this or other forms requiring them to make payments to redeem prizes or rewards," the statement said.

Read the full release below

MEDIA RELEASE – FRAUD ALERT

The Coca-Cola Bottling Company Ltd (TCCBCL) and Airtel Ghana’s attention has been drawn to some messages in circulation claiming that the two companies are running a promotion that requires recipients to make mobile money transfers to a given number to claim their prizes or rewards.

TCCBCL and Airtel Ghana would like to state that we are not running any promotion of this nature.

Our investigations indicate that this is a scam intended to dupe unsuspecting members of the public by some unscrupulous individuals.

We have taken steps to report this matter to the authorities for further investigations.

We want to encourage the general public to disregard messages in this or other forms requiring them to make payments to redeem prizes or rewards.

All promotions run by both companies are duly communicated to the general public through official company channels and through the media.

If in doubt contact TCCBCL on 0302 814844 or Airtel Ghana on short code 222

Issued jointly by the Corporate Communications Teams of TCCBCL and Airtel Ghana.

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