Public alert on impersonators
30 January, 2018, 3:31 pm
Update: 3:31PM THE public is being advised that anyone demanding cash or favors in kind under the pretense of being a Fiji Independent Commission Against Corruption (FICAC) officer is against the law and anyone found doing this should be reported against immediately.
The Commission in a statement today has raised it’s
concerns about the number of persons impersonating as FICAC officers.
It has received complaints about individuals calling
members of the public claiming to be FICAC officers and demanding money or
claiming to be debt collectors.
Members of the public are reminded to demand proof of
identification from FICAC officers, as every FICAC officer are required to
carry authentic FICAC identification cards (ID) at all times.
The public should
take note of the information on the ID cards and call our toll free line on
1322 from any mobile network to verify information should one suspect
All matters of alleged impersonation of FICAC officers
should be reported directly to FICAC on toll free line 1322 or at any of our
offices in Suva, Lautoka, and Labasa.