Scam Alert

UNDP Botswana has learned that there are fraudulent e-mails sent to travel agents portraying to be UNDP Botswana. The cases has been reported to the police and we would like to take this opportunity to issue a warning. The people who are sending out these emails are using the UNDP logotype and the Botswana flag on their letterheads and have created a website on a domain similar to UNDP's ( with information taken from the actual website. Please pay extra attention to the sender and e-mail address used and confirm with your UNDP contact person before responding if you find it suspicious

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UNDP does not offer prizes, awards, funds, certificates, scholarships or conduct lotteries through e-mail, mail or fax.

We strongly recommend that recipients of solicitations to apply for positions or engage in procurement exercises exercise caution regarding such solicitations.

Financial loss and identity theft can result from the transfer of money or personal information to those issuing such fraudulent correspondence. UNDP is not responsible for any such loss or theft.

Victims of scams may also wish to report them to local law enforcement authorities for appropriate action.

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