Let’s be extra vigilant on fraudulent acts – MTN

Rashid Mbugri, GNA

Tamale, Aug. 4, GNA – Mr Peter Bimpeh, the
Northern Sector Sales and Distribution Commercial Manager of MTN-Ghana, has
advised the public to be extra vigilant on fraudulent acts and activities
affecting digital financial services.

He said this would help ensure the efficient
use of digital financial services to bring about economic transformation in the

He said this during the 6th anniversary of the
MTN Mobile Money Month (MoMo) Launch in Tamale.

The launch, held under the theme:
“Expanding Digital Payment for Economic Transformation” sought to
deepen the awareness for mobile money, share its impact and benefits and also
to educate Ghanaians on the use of the service for economic transformation.

Mr Bimpeh urged MTN customers to watch videos
and safety tips on mobile money and fraud avoidance.

He, however, assured Ghanaians that MTN mobile
money services were ISO/IEC 27001:2013 certified and very secured for its

Mr Bimpeh said through constant awareness
creation and education, the mobile money platform has over 6.2 million active
users and also has over 75,000 active agents who were providing innovative and
convenient digital financial service throughout the country.

He said MTN mobile money service in
partnership with 16 banks was now more attractive and efficient, which has also
developed and deployed numerous innovative financial products aimed at
supporting the drive towards a ‘cashlite’ society.

Mr Bimpeh said as a result of the feedback
received from customers, MTN has launched the “Y’ello Save Account”
in partnership with Fidelity Bank, which enables customers to save and earn 12
per cent interest per annum.

“We had earlier launched TBill4All in
partnership with Ecobank to enable Ghanaians buy Treasury Bills using their MTN
Mobile Money wallets” he said.

Mr Bimpeh said through the robust Mobile Money
platform, MTN has now provided bulk payments solution for clients to easily pay
many customers and also the payment of salaries and other disbursement to
multiple recipients.

He said wallet to wallet transaction/payment
of up to GH¢5.00 would be free for two transactions daily and for every GH¢200.00
transaction between wallets, a GH¢10.00 airtime was given to its users.


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