PRESS STATEMENT

L-R Mr. John D. Bardue of the Inspectorate Division Mr. Charles R. Quinisier, Research Assistant in the Division of Human
L-R Mr. John D. Bardue of the Inspectorate Division Mr. Charles R. Quinisier, Research Assistant in the Division of Human
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The Ministry of Transport has dismissed Two (2) employees for theft of funds given to them to process vehicle registration documents at the Ministry as well as forgery of registration documents and fraud and economic sabotage.

 

Mr. Charles R. Quinisier, Research Assistant in the Division of Human Resource is being dismissed for taking funds from Madam Agnes Elliott of Bernard Farm and issuing her a fake Liberia Revenue Authority Receipt.  Mr. Quinisier, also issued her a license plate marked TX-5301 which was never authorized by the Ministry and has been declared stolen.  The same Mr. Quinisier also took a sum of US$560.00 from Mr. Richard Morsay to process vehicle registration document and  instead issued documents that were forged with flag receipt  that were also fake.  The Ministry has substantiated these allegations and Mr. Quinisier is being terminated with immediate effect to be turned over to the Liberia National Police for prosecution in keeping with law.


We also today, dismissing with immediate effect, Mr. John D. Bardue of the Inspectorate Division for defrauding Mr. Aaron G. Marshall and others of funds totally US$1,145.00  for Seven (7) vehicles that were to be registered as well as US$20.00 charged as processing fees.  Mr. Bardue also provided 2 license plates that were never officially issued by the Ministry of Transport and have been declared stolen.  Vehicle registration documents issued by Mr. Bardue and flag receipts have also been declared fake.  Mr. Bardue will be charged appropriately by the authority that will be investigating him.

We have called you here today to say that the Ministry of Transport has adopted a zero tolerance against employees engaged in fraudulent acts and will not hesitate to dismiss them and turn them over to the authority to investigate them.


We are cautioning the public against making payments to MOT employees or to expeditors who are converting these payments to their personal use and issuing fake documentations.  Please ensure that your payments are made to the  appropriate accounts and genuine flag receipts are issued to avoid being the victim.


Ladies and Gentlemen, I thank you.