May 22, 2022


SIM playing cards and units of E-Levy fraudsters will likely be blocked – Telcos Chamber

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Every week after the implementation of the Digital Switch Levy (E-Levy), the Ghana Chamber of Telecommunications is caution that the SIM playing cards, in addition to the units of individuals defrauding other folks the use of the E-Levy, will likely be blocked when they’re came upon.

In keeping with stories from the Ghana Chamber of Telecommunications, some unscrupulous individuals have began being profitable from the demanding situations that experience surfaced following the implementation of the E-Levy.

The Chamber says those individuals, who pose as team of workers of the Ghana Income Authority or the Telecommunication corporations, name unsuspecting individuals of the general public below the guise of serving to them undo wrongful deductions, handiest to thieve monies from the cellular cash accounts of customers.

The advance comes as cellular cash brokers name at the enforcing companies to ramp up training to make sure most of the people has an considerable figuring out of the E-Levy, the fees concerned, and eventualities below which the customers must be expecting to pay such fees.

In an interview with Citi Industry Information, the Leader Government Officer of the Telecommunications Chamber, Dr. Ken Ashigbey prompt most of the people to forget about calls from individuals claiming to be from the GRA and the Telcos, and fairly name the police, GRA or their respective charging entities to document such individuals.

“What is going to occur is that, in an instant you document it and the charging entities examine and in finding out that it’s true, we can block that quantity and the quantity will likely be placed on a fraud keep watch over dashboard so different charging entities may even block the tool that they used. So now not handiest will the SIM playing cards be taken out of the machine, however their units can’t be used with any community in Ghana.”

” Thankfully for us, we’re in this platform with the Financial institution of Ghana, the cyber safety authority and the police cyber fraud unit and in relation to prosecution, it’s the police that has to deal with it, so the opposite choice is to document a few of these to the police as neatly in order that we will be able to unravel this and get those other folks arrested,” he added.