Office of First Lady calls on citizens to report scholarship scam

Georgetown, Guyana – (May 2, 2017) The Office of the First Lady of Guyana has received further reports that residents of Georgetown and other areas in Guyana have been approached via phone calls and text messages with requests for payment in return for the opportunity to gain scholarships.

First Lady, Mrs. Sandra Granger would like to make clear that her office has no such programme and would not request cash from private citizens. Further, should anyone receive any such request they should immediately report it to the nearest police station so that the perpetrators can be brought to justice.



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