You breached our protocols – Qnet condemns arrested persons

E-commerce firm QNet has reacted to the arrest of some individuals parading as clients of the company.

The internationally recognized e-commerce platform distanced itself from the actions of the arrested persons, stressing that their actions do not in any way align to the code of conduct.

“QNET does not and will not condone any such misconduct. We are deeply disappointed with the developing outcome of this isolated and unfortunate incident.

“QNET condemns the actions of these unscrupulous individuals misusing and misrepresenting the QNET brand in Ghana.”

The statement from the company follows the arrest of two agents of QNET, Pafio Agordo, 20, and Wisdom Korda, 21, in the Eastern Region by the Adweso District Police Command.

The two are in the grips of the police for allegedly kidnapping and defrauding one Wisdom of an amount of money.

The victim narrates that he was approached by the suspects who explained in detail the terms of the offer and subsequently invited him to their office.

Upon arrival at Two-Streams Community, he was held against his will and was used as bait to obtain money from his relatives.

The victim’s family, after the demand made a report to the Ghana Police Service, leading to the arrest of the suspects.

Meanwhile, QNET has assured that swift and stern actions will be taken against the said distributors in question.

“QNET reiterates that it respects the rule of law in Ghana and will abide and operate within the framework of the relevant legislation.

“Since its inception 23 years ago, QNET has welcomed millions of distributors of its products and services, known as Independent Representatives (IRs), in more than 25 countries globally into its business. Every care and training is undertaken to ensure that our IRs personally commit to our strict Code of Conduct and Policies & Procedures, ” the company added.
According to the institution, it will cooperate with any relevant state agencies to ensure that these illegal activities are immediately curtailed.

Full statement by QNET

QNET CONDEMNS CRIMINAL ACTIONS OF CERTAIN DISTRIBUTORS

Since its inception 23 years ago, QNET has welcomed millions of distributors of its products and services, known as Independent Representatives (IRs), in more than 25 countries globally into its business. Every care and training is undertaken to ensure that our IRs personally commit to our strict Code of Conduct and Policies & Procedures.

QNET has recently been made aware of an illegal cross-border migration incident in Accra where three such distributors were arrested alongside more than 50 people of different nationalities. Additionally, there were false allegations of “kidnapping” being made in Koforidua.

QNET’s Code of Conduct strictly prohibits any form of illegal cross-border movement from one location to another under any false pretense or promises of jobs or for any illegal gatherings to take place as alleged. QNET does not and will not condone any such misconduct. We are deeply disappointed with the developing outcome of this isolated and unfortunate incident.

QNET condemns the actions of these unscrupulous individuals misusing and misrepresenting the QNET brand in Ghana. We commit to assure members of the public and all authorities concerned that swift and stern action will be taken against them. QNET reiterates that it respects the rule of law in Ghana and will abide and operate within the framework of the relevant legislation. QNET also undertakes its fullest cooperation with any relevant state agencies to ensure that these illegal activities are ascertained and then immediately curtailed.

QNET looks forward to a system and practice of sustainable and ethical business practices.

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QNET is a 23-year-old international e-commerce based direct selling company with offices around the world. QNET sells a wide range of high-quality products and services to customers through our e-commerce platform. The direct selling industry is more than 100 years old and is recognized as a high potential industry for developing entrepreneurs in many advanced economies. The global Direct Selling industry generated around USD 180 billion last year with around 25 countries reporting that they had generated over USD 1 billion in revenues through direct selling.

QNET’S RULE OF 10

1. QNET sells world-class products with a business opportunity and is not a job or investment scheme.

2. QNET Compensation Plan only awards Commission based on the sale of products.

3. QNET Business Opportunity does not guarantee any fixed income.

4. QNET expects IRs to use funds from potential prospects only for the purchase of QNET Products or Services.

5. QNET product benefits and claims must be presented as provided in official published materials.

6. QNET requires IRs to adhere to the strict guidelines for operating home offices.

7. QNET does not allow selling of products to minors.

8. QNET does not allow anyone other than its own authorized representatives to engage with the media and government.

9. QNET Account operates as a personal and private account for only the registered owner, unless there is written consent or otherwise.

10. QNET condemns any cross-border migration of prospects or independent Representatives under false premise and in violation of local laws of the Country.

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