It has been brought to the attention of the Office of the First Lady that a flyer is being circulated, which includes an image of President David Granger and the First Lady, Mrs Sandra Granger soliciting $200,000 towards a fictitious medical scholarship fund.
Inews was informed that the reported scam is targeting residents of Barima-Waini (Region One) and other hinterland communities.
The Office of the First Lady states “categorically that there is no such fund set up in the name or the Office of the First Lady, nor the President of Guyana.”
The alleged scam has been reported to the Guyana Police Force (GPF) and they are investigating the matter.
Guyanese are asked to be vigilant and if anyone asks for funds in the name of the Office of the First Lady to report this matter to the GPF immediately.