Quetta – Civil society of Balochistan demands legal actions against the perpetrators of a fake requirement advertisement published in local news paper of Quetta.
Yesterday a recruitment advertisement was published on page 3 of Jang Quetta edition. Recruitment ad invited job applications for 9 different positions in American Institute of Oil and Gas Technology (AIOGT).
Interestingly, recuitment ad states that suitable candidates are required for the campuses of AIGOST in Quetta, Khuzdar, Turbat, Sibi, Kalat, Kharan and Dera Murad Jamali.
Ad doesn’t mention any postal or website address of the stated institute.
A through search on internet reveals that no institute by the name of AIOGT exists anywhere in the world.
No institute by the name of AIOGT exists anywhere in the world.
Recruitment ad states that interested students must submit fee of up to Rs. 3,500 in a certain bank account as Application processing and Test Fee.
It’s not hard to determine that this fake ad is meant to earn money from the unemployed youth though application fees.
Ad asks students to submit fee of up to Rs. 3,500 in a certain bank account as test fee.
Civil Society Balochistan has announced to submit a formal complaint against this fake ad with Director federal Investigation agency (FIA) Balochistan.
A member of civil society told Balochistan Point that “Newspapers should verify any ad before publishing it.” He further added, “Some ads like this one are easy to identify as frauds and therefore newspapers should be responsible enough not publish them.”
Civil Society has also urged prospective job applications to avoid sending money to the bank account mentioned in the fake ad because it’s an obvious fraud.
Published in The Balochistan Point on September 7, 2015