Memo On Organized Shopping Trips To South Africa is FAKE – Public Service Commission
12 September 2021The Public Service Commission has said that a memo suggesting organized shopping trips to South Africa is fake. The memo has been circulating on social media purporting to be from the PSC. Said PSC today in a tweet:
False and misinformation!! The Public Service wishes to inform the Public and stakeholders that there is a fake memo circulating on social media purporting that there will be organized shopping trips to South Africa. This is a scam and should be condemned.The memo itself read:
FROM : Public Service CommissionMore: PSC on Twitter
To : All Government Departments/Ministries
Date : 9 September 2021
SUBJECT: PROVINCIAL MONTH-END SHOPPING TRIPS TO SOUTH AFRICA
We intent to introduce month-end shopping trips for civil servants. The trips will be determined by the response from interested members. May you please kindly submit names of interested members to this office by not later than 10 September 2021.