CCBSA warns public of recruitment scam

2016-11-08 06:00

COCA-COLA Beverages South Africa (CCBSA) has been made aware that individual(s) claiming to be representatives of the company are conveying fraudulent offers of employment in exchange for payment to bypass the recruitment process. The offers come from unauthorised individuals fraudulently recruiting on ABI’s behalf or claiming to work for, or be associated with, the company. ABI is one of the merger entities that make up CCBSA.

CCBSA wishes to warn the public and communities about this scam. These activities are not authorised by nor linked in any way to CCBSA or any of its entities. All such activities must therefore be regarded as criminal and unlawful and should be reported accordingly.

It must be emphasised that neither CCBSA nor any of its entities would ever ask for upfront fees or payment before, during and/or after the recruitment process.
The company uses a formal recruitment process – which meets all legal and industry requirements. Should an individual be successful in gaining an offer of employment from the company, this communication would originate from a verifiable CCBSA source.

Job seekers are advised not to be attracted or lured by any communication, which solicits payment or otherwise. If they are in doubt or suspicious about offers of employment they have received, we urge them to contact CCBSA on 0800 00 5174 to confirm whether the offer is legitimate.

CCBSA would like to assure the public that they are taking this matter extremely seriously and are investigating all claims received in this regard.
They will be working with the relevant authorities to end this fraudulent activity. - Supplied.

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