It says jobs are available for secretaries, security guards, shop attendants, cashiers, drivers, loaders, cleaners, store keepers, and distributors.
But there’s a catch.
The post links to a web page with an application form. Job seekers are asked to fill out the form, and include a “registration fee” of KSh300. The fee, it says, “is required and is REFUNDABLE if you don’t qualify to get a job opportunity”.
The page adds: “ONLY APPLICANTS WHO HAVE PAID REGISTRATION FEE WILL BE CONSIDERED AND CONTACTED.”
Are these jobs for real?
On 5 November, Fresha Dairy Brands issued a “con alert” on its official Facebook page, dismissing the ad as fake.
“Beware that Fresha Dairy Brands does not own nor have any association with the attached Facebook page; ‘Fresha Jobs Kenya’ purporting to recruit on our behalf,” the alert reads.
“Githunguri Dairy Farmers Co-operative Society, owners of the Fresha Dairy Brands does not charge for recruitment. Current openings are always updated on our official website www.fresha.co.ke and official Facebook page Fresha Dairy Brands.” – Grace Gichuhi
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