Ghost Employees, A Worldwide Problem

A round up of a few ghost employee related articles from Google news.

Detroit, USA – “Detroit Mayor Dave Bing was among the first in line at 7:30 Friday morning to produce identification to prove he is who he says he is” (Article)

St. Louis, USA – “Former employees told the FBI that St. Louis Treasurer Larry Williams not only knew about ghost, or no-show, employees on the payroll, he looked out for them…” (Article)

Nigeria – “no less than 17,000 ghost workers have been uncovered in the Power Holding Company of Nigeria” (Article)

Zimbabwe – “The government could have been defrauded of about US$50 million” (Article)

Windsor, Canada – “Ontario civil servants earning more than $100,000 didn’t even work at their public sector jobs last year.” (Article)