COMPUTER DEDUCTIONS USED IN TOGOLESE WAGES SCAM
The Togolese Anti-Corruption Commission has uncovered a very costly scam at the Ministry of Economy and Finance. Officials at the Ministry had put in place a scheme that allowed them to deduct a proportion of salaries being paid to civil servants using computer payments. More than 1.28 billion FCFAs were diverted in this way. The scam took place over 2 years (2001-2003). The scam was masterminded by the former D-G of the Public Treasury Tchodié Magla.
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