kznlogo thumb100 Daily News reports that a man posing as a KwaZulu-Natal (KZN) Department of Education official has been fraudulently luring teachers and administration workers to pay as much as R7,000 for bogus employment.  

The man, whose identity is not known, has been using the identity of an official at the uThungulu District (Richards Bay) office to lure unsuspecting job seekers to make untraceable supermarket payments in a fresh cash-for-jobs racket that has hit a school in Empangeni.  The Department of Education said on Monday the man was an opportunist and indicated that it had recently advertised more than 2,000 teacher posts and 100-plus posts for administration workers.  The department said it would never request money from applicants.

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